Migrant Teen from Guatemala Dies In US Custody after Brain Surgery

Nicole Rojas
May 7, 2019 - 5:00

A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who was held in a Texas shelter for migrant children died in federal custody on April 30. The teen was an unaccompanied minor who had crossed the US-Mexico border on April 19. The teen was transferred by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials to an Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) shelter — known as the Southwest Key Casa Padre — in Brownsville, Texas on April 20, according to Buzzfeed News. The shelter operates out of a former Walmart and houses approximately 1,200...

Login to continue reading.
Dont Have an account? join now
Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.

Leave a Reply

Become a member and join TheNorthStar

Join Over 25, 000 members from all 50 states and 100+ countries to
help build and sustain the most courageous Community of liberation
journalism in the world.

More From The North Star

State Lawmakers and Activists...

State Lawmakers and Activists Vow To Hold Law Enforcement Accountable For Police Brutality, Racial Profiling...Read More

Nicole Rojas
0

SHAUN KING: Setting the...

SHAUN KING: Setting the Record Straight On The Accusations Made About Me, My Fundraisers and The North Star...Read More

Shaun King
3

See more articles from Nicole Rojas

Follow Nicole Rojas to see more of their article on TheNorth

Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.