Overcrowded Border Jails Give Way to Packed Migrant Child Shelters
Source: The New York Times
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Focus Population: Family Members, Immigrant and Migrant Populations, Youth, Youth of Transition Age
Topics: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
The Biden Administration is moving children out of detention facilities into larger centers, moving them from the Department of Homeland Security to the Department of Health and Human Services. While this constitutes improvement of conditions for children in most contexts, it is still taking over a month to unite children with family members.