New Report Reveals Some Migrant Children Detained In Jail-Like ‘Secure’ Facilities

Nicole Rojas
Dec 10, 2019 - 6:47
Migrant children's "secure" facility

The U.S. government has failed to uniformly pursue “prompt and continuous efforts” to unify unaccompanied migrant children with family, a newly released report by the National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) has revealed. The organization worked with researchers from Stanford University to analyze federal data as part of oversight into the Flores Agreement, a 1997 settlement that established policy for the detention and treatment of immigrant minors in government custody. Thereport, which was shared with members of Congress on December 9, found that...

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

March on Washington 2020 Live...

March on Washington 2020 Live Blog: Thousands Gather in D.C. to End Police Brutality...Read More

Maria Perez, Nicole Rojas & Micah Schaffer
1

The Subtext of Daniel...

The Subtext of Daniel Cameron’s Press Conference on Breonna Taylor’s Killers...Read More

Donney Rose
0

Charles Barkley Speaks on...

Charles Barkley Speaks on Breonna Taylor in an Unsurprisingly Ignorant Manner...Read More

Donney Rose
0

See more articles from Nicole Rojas

Follow Nicole Rojas to see more of their article on TheNorth