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U.S. program for Central American child refugees to end Thursday

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-minors/u-s-program-for-central-american-child-refugees-to-end-thursday-idUSKBN1D905C

Trump administration ends Obama-era protection program for Central American minors

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-administration-ends-obama-era-protection-program-for-central-american-minors/2017/08/16/8101507e-82b6-11e7-ab27-1a21a8e006ab_story.html?hpid=hp_rhp-more-top-stories_minors630pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.d6bf7d1e4a42#comments

 

Detained Immigrant Children Are Entitled to Hearings, Court Rules - NYTimes.com

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/07/05/us/detained-immigrant-children-are-entitled-to-hearings-court-rules.html?emc=edit_cn_20170706&nl=first-draft&nl_art=&nlid=57158129&ref=headline&te=1&referer=

Central American Immigrants in the United States

April 5, 2017

http://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/central-american-immigrants-united-states

Trump Proposal Would Deport More Immigrants Immediately
February 19, 2017

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/19/us/politics/trump-immigration-deportations.html?mwrsm=Email

Immigration Reform: ICE Scales Back Family Detention For Those Showing 'Credible Fear' Of Return - July 14, 2015

http://www.ibtimes.com/immigration-reform-ice-scales-back-family-detention-those-showing-credible-fear-2007601

 

‘Drink more water': Horror stories from the medical ward of a Texas immigration detention center - July 14, 2015

http://fusion.net/story/165837/dilley-detention-center-horror-stories-from-the-medical-ward/

 

Members of Congress say release of detained mothers and children not enough - July 13, 2014

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/article27184060.html

 

The U.S. Is Locking Up Immigrant Children in Private Prisons Under Inhumane Conditions - July 6, 2015

http://inthesetimes.com/article/18140/locking-up-immigrant-kids

 

Overdose Of Hepatitis A Vaccine Given To 250 Immigrant Children Detained In Texas: Report - July 5, 2015

http://www.ibtimes.com/overdose-hepatitis-vaccine-given-250-immigrant-children-detained-texas-report-1996169

 

Pressure builds to release mothers and children from immigrant detention centers - June 7, 2015

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-ff-immigration-detention-20150608-story.html#page=1

 

The End of Family Detention? Positive changes coming, but some say it's not enough - July 3, 2015

http://www.austinchronicle.com/news/2015-07-03/the-end-of-family-detention/

 

U.S. policy change may enable speedy release of detained immigrant families - June 24, 2015

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-immigration-family-detention-20150624-story.html

 

U.S. to alter long-term detention of immigrant families with children - June 24, 2015

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/24/us-usa-immigration-detention-idUSKBN0P42FJ20150624

 

Immigrant Mother Attempts Suicide At Family Detention Facility - June 4, 2015

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/04/immigrant-family-detention_n_7511998.html

 

House Democrats Tell Obama Administration To End Family Detention - May 27, 2015

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/27/democrats-family-detentio_n_7453008.html

 

A New Orleans High School Adapts To Unaccompanied Minors - April 7,2015

http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2015/04/07/396195610/a-new-orleans-high-school-adapts-to-unaccompanied-minors

 

Private Prison Company Sued For Allegedly Putting Hunger-Striking Moms In Solitary Confinement -  March 24, 2015

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/24/karnes-lawsuit-_n_7138456.html

 

Government Claims Children in Family Detention Centers Are Not Entitled to Protections - March 18, 2015

http://immigrationimpact.com/2015/03/18/government-claims-children-in-family-detention-centers-are-not-entitled-to-protections/

 

Bed Quota Fuels 'Inhumane' And 'Unnecessary' Immigrant Detention: Report - March 15, 2015

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/15/private-prison-immigrant-detention_n_7072902.html

 

Mothers Launch A Second Hunger Strike At Karnes City Family Detention Center - March 14, 2015

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/14/detention-center-hunger-strike_n_7064532.html

 

What I Saw at the Detention Center: Unitarian Universalist Service Committee - March 2, 2015

https://medium.com/@UUSC/what-i-saw-at-the-detention-center-591750ed06ce

 

Some Hunger-Striking Mothers Were Put In Isolation At Karnes Immigrant Detention Center - March 2, 2015

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/02/karnes-hunger-strike_n_6994436.html

 

American Bar Association cites serious need to evaluate immigration detention - February 2015  

http://www.americanbar.org/publications/governmental_affairs_periodicals/washingtonletter/2015/february/immigrationdetention.html

 

Judge Orders Stop to Detention of Families at Borders - NY Times - February 20, 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/21/us/judge-orders-stop-to-detention-of-families-at-borders.html

 

On the front lines of care for undocumented children who cross the border: PBS - August, 2014

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/front-lines-care-undocumented-children-cross-border/?utm_content=buffer7c59f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

Plight of the Unaccompanied Minors - International Rescue Committee - October 23, 2014

http://www.rescue.org/blog/unaccompanied-children-irc-report

 

Obama Approves Plan to Let Children in Central America Apply for Refugee Status - Sept 30, 2014

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/01/us/obama-approves-plan-to-let-children-apply-for-refugee-status-in-central-america.html?_r=0

 

Child border crossings drop, but crisis remains - September 13, 2014

http://fusion.net/leadership/story/child-border-crossings-drop-threat-crisis-remains-1044065

As U.S. Speeds the Path to Deportation, Distress Fills New Family Detention Centers -  Aug 5, 2014

nytimes.com/familydetentioncenters

 

Language Barriers Pose Challenges For Mayan Migrant Children - August 7, 2014

http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2014/07/01/326426927/language-barriers-pose-challenges-for-mayan-migrant-children