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Thousands of migrant children suffer sexual abuse in government custody Comments 0

Monday, March 4th, 2019

United States federal documents show thousands of migrant children have been exposed to abuse while in government custody. The U.S. government has received more than 4,500 complaints over the last four years alleging that children who are under government custody because of immigration matters faced sexual abuse. Read more Related Posts:Detained migrant children numbers skyrocketMore Read more

Detained migrant children numbers skyrocket Comments 0

Monday, September 17th, 2018

The overall number of detained migrant children in the US has exploded to the highest ever recorded. Population levels at US federally contracted shelters for migrant children have quietly shot up more than five-fold since last summer, according to data obtained by The New York Times. So far this month 12,800 children were being detained. Read more