Tuesday, February 26, 2019
U.S. government documents show thousands of alleged incidents of sexual abuse against unaccompanied minors in custody
As we know, the Trump administration has greatly ramped up the detention of Central American asylum seekers, including minors, and went so far as to separate children from their parents. Now, we learn more about the dangers faced by migrant children in detention.
The Department of Health and Human Services received more than 4,500 complaints of sexual abuse against minors from 2014-2018, according to internal agency documents released today by Florida Democratic Rep. Ted Deutch.