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UN rights chief: holding migrant children may violate international law

“As a pediatrician, but also as a mother and a former head of State, I am deeply shocked that children are forced to sleep on the floor in overcrowded facilities, ...

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Trump administration separated at least 18 immigrant children under 2 from their parents

At least 18 migrant infants and toddlers under the age of 2 were separated from their parents at the southern border as part of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, ...

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Trump administration to hold migrant children at base that served as WWII Japanese internment camp

The Trump Administration has opted to use an Army base in Oklahoma to hold growing numbers of immigrant children in its custody after running out of room at government shelters. ...

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U.S. continues to separate migrant families despite rollback of policy

U.S. continues to separate migrant families despite rollback of policy

 Nearly nine months after the Trump administration officially rescinded its policy of separating migrant families who have illegally crossed the border, more than 200 migrant children have been taken from ...

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Trump administration carefully plotted how to hurt migrant children and families

Trump administration carefully plotted how to hurt migrant children and families

Toss a few more on the vast pile of lies we know the Trump administration has told about its cruel family separation policy. Sen. Jeff Merkley released a draft memo, ...

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A migrant children being slapped, dragged at since-shuttered Arizona shelter

A migrant children being slapped, dragged at since-shuttered Arizona shelter

Surveillance videos obtained by the Arizona Republic show migrant children being slapped, pushed and dragged by employees at a since-shuttered shelter run by embattled shelter provider Southwest Key Programs. In ...

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President Trump apparently lacks any capacity for human empathy

President Trump apparently lacks any capacity for human empathy

Democrats reacted with outrage Saturday after President Trump blamed them for the deaths of two migrant children who were in the custody of Customs and Border Patrol officers. Members of the incoming House ...

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First lady says ‘I really don’t care’ jacket was meant to troll press

First lady says ‘I really don’t care’ jacket was meant to troll press

First lady Melania Trump in a new interview says she was sending a message to the media when she wore a jacket that said “I really don’t care. Do U?” to the ...

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Detention facility in Chicago under investigation following allegations of abuse of migrant children

Detention facility in Chicago under investigation following allegations of abuse of migrant children

An Illinois shelter housing migrant children separated from their parents at the southern border is under federal investigation for allegations of child abuse. The Casa Guadalupe shelter in the Chicago ...

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Trump administration to miss deadline to reunite all children under five with families

Trump administration to miss deadline to reunite all children under five with families

The US government has only managed to reunite two of 102 migrant children under the age of five with their families after they were separated at the southern border, and ...

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