Tag: Unaccompanied 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

BuzzFeed Notes Milestone In Immigration Court Backlog: 500,000

The BuzzFeed News is among those noting the milestone in Immigration Court backlog, reporting that “… the backlog of immigration court cases has ballooned to an all-time high of more than 500,000, a number fueled by unaccompanied minors… Read More

Fox News Nails The Border-Child Attorney Issue

The headline nails the story for a Fox News report: “Will illegal immigrant kids stay or be sent home? Depends if they have a lawyer.” The report cites a recent report from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse… Read More

D.C. And L.A. Getting More ‘Border Children’

The Los Angeles Times is breaking down where the children caught illegally crossing the border are going, noting that cities like Washington with large populations from the originating countries are getting the most newcomers. The Times says reports… Read More