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The large numbers of migrant children crowding into border facilities has had one devastating consequence that is devastating for their parents: They often go for weeks without hearing from their kids or even knowing where they are. From @mirjordan 

The Biden administration is spending at least $60 million per week to shelter unaccompanied migrant children in Department of Health and Human Services facilities. @washingtonpost 

With a record 20,000 migrant children in U.S. shelters and detention facilities, many parents have waited weeks to learn what happened to their children after they crossed the border.

Capitalising on a new presidential order, thousands of migrant children are flooding overcrowded US border facilities in a frantic bid to find a better life.

'The governor needs to provide the proof': Latino leaders say Gov. Abbott needs to back up his allegations of abuse in migrant kids facilities

Texas Gov. blames Biden for migrant children being 'starved and sexually abused' at migrant facilities

The additional facilities come in response to the difficult challenges the new administration has faced in dealing with the latest surge in unaccompanied migrant children arriving at the border amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Mexico has reduced the number of migrant families with children it will accept, in part because of a lack of facilities to shelter large numbers.

Texas Gov alleges migrant children are being starved and sexually abused at overcrowded border facilities blaming Biden for the crisis

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott alleges migrant children are being starved and sexually abused at overcrowded border facilities


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Hundreds of children in migrant facilities have tested positive for COVID. This is a catastrophic humanitarian failure. Mr. President—What are you doing to stop this crisis you created?

More than 3,200 migrant children were stuck in CBP facilities on Monday, the highest in the agency's history. Nearly half are held beyond a three-day legal limit. @camiloooom  describes the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border, where the children are current being held.

Breaking News: A federal judge ordered the release of migrant children held in U.S. family detention facilities, citing the severity of the pandemic

They’re not “kids in cages” anymore. They’re kids in “migrant facilities.” What changed?

Migrant children at least two U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities face conditions one doctor described as comparable to "torture facilities."

BREAKING: Joe Biden admits that he and President Obama locked migrant children in cages inside DHS detention facilities at the border. Biden said they did it to “Keep kids safe.” I’ve been reporting this for years. FACT: Obama locked kids in cages

1/ As a debate rages over calling migrant detention centers “concentration camps,” it is worth revisiting reporting and writing about the conditions at these facilities. Follow this thread for more.

The administration is canceling “English classes, recreational programs and legal aid” for kids in migrant shelters, meaning facilities for children would be indistinguishable from prisons. Don't let them get away with it.

"A federal judge has ordered @CustomsBorder  to permit health experts into detention facilities holding migrant children to ensure they're 'safe and sanitary' and assess the children's medical needs."

Employees of the Boston-based online housewares giant Wayfair say they will stage a walkout at the company’s Back Bay offices Wednesday to protest the company’s decision to sell furniture to operators of facilities for detained migrant children.

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