Immigrant Detention Centers
Lankford Shares Border Video, Claims Pod Designed for 80 Holding Over 700
The Republican senator from Oklahoma described seeing migrant children "taking turns lying down on the floor because there's no space for them to be able to be there."
ICE Detainees Beg for Release: COVID 'Death or Permanent Harm is Imminent'
The detainees said they have serious underlying medical issues that would exasperate their condition if they were to also contract coronavirus.
Taxpayers Are Paying 'Trump Hotel' Prices for Empty Child Detention Center
"Why is the government bankrolling a shuttered facility on behalf of a for-profit company?" asked Representative Mark Pocan of Wisconsin.
Steve King Claims He Drank From Toilet at Detention Center: 'Pretty Good!'
Republican lawmaker Steve King said he drank out of the toilet but then described what sounded like a water fountain attached to the toilet.
DHS Blocks Congressional Staffers from Migrant Detention Centers
Staffers of the House Oversight Committee were allegedly told troubling accounts by migrant detainees, including toddlers forced to eat burritos and kids told to drink spilled soup off the floor.
Trump Administration Abolishes 20-Day Limit for Migrant Child Detention
"No child should be a pawn in a scheme to manipulate our immigration system," DHS chief Kevin McAleenan told reporters on Wednesday.
GOP Senator Rips AOC For Calling Detention Centers 'Concentration Camps'
Republican Senator John Kennedy strongly rebuked Ocasio-Cortez's comments about migrant detention centers. "Her hypocrisy is breathtaking," he said.
Democrats Blast Trump for Migrant Camp Conditions as Congress Investigates
"We need to shut this down, because what this is, is a warehouse for children for profit," said one Democrat who toured a Florida child migrant detention center.
Wayfair Employees Plan Walkout To Avoid Making Beds for Detention Centers
Wayfair employees voiced their concern about making furniture for the detention and asked their bosses to cease, but the executives said continue the order.
Laura Ingraham Claims 'Most' Migrants Entering U.S. Could Carry Disease
Invoking language historically used to stigmatize immigrant populations, Ingraham likened letting migrants enter the U.S. to playing Russian Roulette.
ICE Chief Rips Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Concentration Camps Comparison
"Its completely inappropriate, it's reckless, it's irresponsible, it's misinformed, and it's flat out wrong," ICE executive director Mark Morgan said.
Michael Avenatti Says Info Could Reunite 590 Children
"The government does not appear to have the ability or the will to make it happen," Avenatti told Newsweek. "We're going to see if we can make it happen."
Border Agent Jokes as Kids Cry for Mom, Audio Reveals
The recording was released amid a backlash over Trump's border policy.
Calls Mount for Investigation into Immigrant Centers
On Monday, Texas Representatives called on the Trump administration to investigate the conditions that allegedly led to 23-year-old Laura Monterrosa and others becoming victims of sexual abuse at T. Don Hutto.