Tag: Children

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Kids Separated from Parents at Border Traumatized: Report

Children who have been separated from their parents at the border are showing signs of severe trauma,clinicians told investigators with a government watchdog. Some kids think their parents have been murdered, others believe their parents abandoned them at the border. They also complain about symptoms of sickness even though medically…

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Homestead Migrant Child Detention Camp Emptying For Now

In Florida, the Homestead migrant child detention camp that has housed about 14,300 undocumented children in total since March 2018,is emptying out. Health and Human Services (HHS) told AP News that all children who had been at the facility are now with family members or at smaller state-licensed centers. The…

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350 Migrant Children Still Locked Up in CBP Custody

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said on Sunday that 350 migrant children are in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody — down from 2,500 last month. “On June 1 we have 2,500 children in our custody; 1,200 had been with us over three days. Now that we have…

Hershey and Government of Cte D'ivoire Partner to Increase Locally Processed Cocoa

The Hershey Company (a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company) and the government of Cte d’Ivoire have announced a new partnership to increase the company’s sourcing of cocoa processed in Cte d’Ivoire. They also agreed to expand Hershey’s successful Energize Learning initiative to Cte d’Ivoire, aiming to improve nutrition, increase school enrollment, attendance…

Alabama Signs Hateful Anti-LGBT Adoption Law

Alabama just made it much harder for LGBT parents to adopt children from certain adoption agencies. Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed House Bill 24, titled the Alabama Child Placing Agency Inclusion Act, which “prohibit[s] the state from refusing to license or renew the license of a child placing agency on…