Since the coronavirus broke out, the Trump administration has deported hundreds of migrant children alone — in some cases, without notifying their families.

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More children are being deported faster, and jailed parents are given option to separate from kids, fulfilling long-held goals of government

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From CBS News U.S. immigration authorities said in a court filing late Friday that one of the main reasons detained migrant children were not released this week as part of an order by a federal judge is because their parents did not agree to be separated from them. In the filing, U.S. Immigration and Customs […]

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Children who entered the U.S. alone appear before judges via videoconference from shelters, drawing due-process concerns from advocates

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From CBS News María does not know what to do. Her request for U.S. asylum was denied. Her authorization to be in Mexico, contingent on having an ongoing U.S. immigration case, has expired. And now, the U.S. has sent her 10-year-old son alone to Honduras, where she fled an abusive partner who threatened to kill […]

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From Texas Monthly In the weeks before coronavirus concerns were sweeping the state, the Trump administration was rolling out a pilot program in Houston that would use video hearings to speed up proceedings for immigrant children and help reduce a record backlog of more than 1.1 million cases nationwide. In early March, when the program […]

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Trump’s senior adviser is reportedly pushing to leave immigrant children in the custody of border patrol for an extended period.

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