Jeremy Raff, The Atlantic, July 3, 2019
"Dolly Lucio Sevier evaluated dozens of sick children at a facility in South Texas. She found evidence of infection, malnutrition, and psychological trauma."
DHS Inspector General, July 2, 2019
"... During our visits to five Border Patrol facilities in the Rio Grande Valley, we observed serious overcrowding of UACs and families, populations defined as “at-risk” in TEDS standards (see figures...
ABA, May 31, 2019
"The American Bar Association is deeply disturbed by reports that hundreds of unaccompanied children seeking refuge in the United States are being held by the U.S. Border Patrol in violation of the law and federal policies.
Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press, Apr. 26, 2019
"U.S. border authorities say they’ve started to increase the biometric data they take from children 13 years old and younger, including fingerprints, despite privacy concerns and government...
ACLU, Nov. 2015 - "This practice advisory provides a guide for attorneys working with immigrant children who have previously been detained by U.S. immigration officials and placed in removal proceedings."
"Some of the immigrant children crossing the border say they are being subjected to abusive and inhumane treatment in U.S. Border Patrol stations in South Texas. This includes frigid holding rooms, sleep deprivation, verbal and psychological abuse...