Dallas' Emergency Shelter For Unaccompanied Minors From Southern Border Set To Close By End Of MonthSome 2,200 teenaged boys were moved there in March, but since then, that number has declined significantly, to 793, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
Policy Changes In US And Mexico Appear To Be Driving Migrant Crossings To New HighsAbout four in 10 Border Patrol encounters last month were with families and unaccompanied children at a time when policies in the U.S. and Mexico favor them staying in the United States while they seek asylum.
Number Of Kids Crossing The Mexican Border Alone Hits All-Time High In MarchHistory being made along the Mexican border. The U.S. government picked up nearly 19,000 children traveling alone in March -- the largest monthly number ever recorded.
Migrant Teenagers Arrive At New Holding Facility In TexasA new migrant facility has opened in West Texas and welcomed its first group of unaccompanied minors.
Dallas One Of Three Texas Cities Eyed For Permanent Child Detention CentersWill the search for permanent facilities reduce the possible need for temporary shelters in the future?
Another Migrant Child Has Died In Texas After Detention By Border PatrolThe U.S. government has confirmed another 16-year-old Guatemalan child died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas.
Another Migrant Child Dies In Texas; 4th To Die In U.S. Custody Since DecemberA Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border.
Death Of 16-Year-Old In Texas Raises Questions About U.S. Care Of MigrantsThe death of a 16-year-old boy has heightened scrutiny of the U.S. government's ability to adequately care for the surge in migrant families and children crossing the border.
Feds Scouting Potential Sites In North Texas For Migrant Children To StayThe surge of unaccompanied minors crossing illegally into the U.S. is overwhelming the government's facilities and shelters along the southern border and more places are needed to house them.
Report: U.S. Still Needlessly Separating Migrant Families At BorderMonths after the Trump administration announced an end to its wide-scale separation of migrant parents and children, the policy remains a heated issue in the courts and at the border.
Texas Desert Detention Camp For Migrant Kids Still GrowingA temporary shelter for hundreds of migrant children in the Texas desert has expanded into a detention camp holding thousands of teenagers.
New Deal Keeps Open Facility That Detains Immigrant FamiliesThe U.S. government has quietly reached a new agreement to keep open a 2,400-bed detention facility used to detain immigrant mothers and children in Texas.
Texas Nonprofit Housing Migrant Kids Could Have License RevokedTexas-based Southwest Key demonstrated an "astonishingly flippant attitude" toward Arizona's concerns about delayed background checks for workers.
Federal Agency Says It Lost Track Of 1,488 Migrant ChildrenTwice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country.
Family Arrivals Surge At U.S.-Mexico Border In AugustU.S. border authorities arrested dramatically more immigrant families at the Mexico border in August compared to previous months.