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Migrants in U.S. Custody Describe Life in 'Ice Boxes' and 'Dog Pounds'
A woman named Leydi, held in Chula Vista, Calif., described watching young children trying to touch their parents through metal fences.
“The mothers tried to reach their children, and I saw children pressing up against the fence of the cage to try to reach out," she said. "But officials pulled the children away and yelled at their mothers."
U.S. Court Order Brings Faster Reunions of Immigrant Parents and Children
On July 10, after examining how an initial wave of reunifications of young children had gone, Sabraw concluded that government vetting policies could be streamlined to speed the process.
U.S. Government Says Nearly 2,000 Child Separations at Mexico Border in Under Two Months
The government said on Friday that 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the U.S.-Mexico border between April 19 and May 31, as the Trump administration implements stricter border enforcement policies.