ProPublica obtained police reports and call logs from more than two-thirds of the shelters housing immigrant children. Here’s what they show.
A Baby Was Separated From Her Uncle at the Border. Three Months Later, Her Mother Is Still Trying to Get Her Back.
The case of Liah Ferrera Amaya shows the extensive vetting immigrant families must submit to in order to retrieve their children from U.S. custody—even if it means putting themselves at risk for deportation.
Following an investigation by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, officials in Arizona want to shut down a building used by a government contractor to hold immigrant children.
Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at a juvenile detention center—many were accused of belonging to violent gangs—claim they spent long periods in solitary confinement, nude and shivering.
The rights group is organizing rallies for Friday under the #KeepFamiliesTogether hashtag to protest U.S. policy that takes youngsters away from their parents at the Mexican border.
Between 2009 and 2011, at least 3,000 girls and young women from 47 states were forced into marriage—including many under the age of 18.
At any given time, about 300,000 children between ages 8 and 18—40 percent of them females—are exploited as child fighters in conflicts in Africa, Asia and South America. Despite a congressional ban, the U.S. sends military aid to some of the countries involved.
More than three dozen survivors of abuse and their advocates want the Times to provide better coverage of the crimes—and address a potential conflict of interest.