Tag: Immigrant Children

ACLU alleges abuse of children by Customs and Border Protection

Immigrant children who crossed the border suffered abuse and neglect from federal officials, according to a report released May 23 by the ACLU’s Border Litigation Project in partnership with the University of Chicago Law School. “Elbowing children in… Read More

Atlanta Paper Focuses On Family Detention Center

The Atlanta Constitution-Journal newspaper is reporting on America’s new family detention centers where thousands of refugees are being held while their immigration status is decided. The report notes that many connections between Georgia and a relatively nearby facility…. Read More

‘Rocket Dockets’ Set For Border-Children Immigration

The federal government is creating “rocket dockets” to process unaccompanied border children, hoping to slow the flow of children by showing a policy of quick returns. Critics are responding that the new practice moves too quickly in a… Read More