New legal filings show immigrant children in U.S. custody are subdued with powerful psychiatric drugs.
Taxpayers have paid more than $1.5 billion to private companies operating shelters accused of serious lapses in care, including neglect and abuse.
Two teens fleeing violence in war-torn countries sought asylum in the U.S. A Texas dentist’s report helped ICE send them to adult detention centers.
The contractor, MVM Inc., has claimed publicly that it does not operate “shelters or any other type of housing” for children.
The Office of Refugee Resettlement can’t require its director’s signature before releasing children from secure facilities, a federal judge has ruled.
The new lawsuit builds on last week’s Reveal investigation, adding new cases of alleged abuse.
Many of the changes happened over the last 18 months, short-circuiting opportunities for children to get help.
“This situation has reached a crisis level,” U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw writes in his emergency order.
The ACLU has asked a federal court to make the government unify families within the next 30 days.
The locations of more than 80 child care facilities that have housed and supervised children as part of the unaccompanied immigrant minors program.
Reveal is suing the federal government for contracts and other documents related to shelters where immigrant children are housed.
Questions are growing about the medical care migrant children are receiving – or, as health experts fear, not receiving.
A psychiatrist at a troubled facility housing immigrant children lost his board certification to treat children and adolescents nearly a decade ago.