As the number of detention beds for migrant children and families grows rapidly, including two facilities in Texas, advocates and attorneys worry that abuse will increase too.
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A Brownsville pediatrician sets the story straight about the children and families coming to Texas.
For Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso), the response to the influx of refugees from Central America is sickeningly out of touch with reality.
Immigration attorney Shelley Wittevrongel says the U.S. government is only going through the motions when it comes to the asylum seekers.
While fears of immigrant children carrying disease persist, public health experts on the front lines offer reasons for calm.
The Central American kids arriving in Texas are likely to be better-vaccinated than children in Texas.
President Obama issued a presidential memo Monday calling the huge number of unaccompanied children crossing the border—primarily into Texas—an “urgent humanitarian situation.” The White […]
The U.S. government has reopened an emergency shelter at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio to house unaccompanied children from Central America. Government […]
A growing movement of Central Americans protest mistreatment by authorities, criminals in Mexico.
The U.S. Border Patrol recently released some stunning apprehension figures for the Rio Grande Valley. While the rest of the U.S.-Mexico border is still […]