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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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Another Migrant Dies in U.S. Custody, Remains Unnamed

Migrants continue to die while in U.S. custody. A 32-year-old man from El Salvador died Thursday morning just hours after being apprehended by Border Patrol agents, CNN reports. The unnamed migrant “fell into medical distress” while being processed at the Lordsburg Border Patrol Station, more than two hours away from…

2020 Census Citizenship Question: Administration Gives Up

The White House is backing down on trying to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. The administration held on for dear life as it was revealed, not surprisingly to most, that the question is meant to favor “non-white Hispanics and Republicans.” The question would have also likely systematically…

Massive Migrant Detention Center Opening in Texas

A massive new migrant detention center will be opening close to the U.S.-Mexico border at the Marcelino Serna Port of Entry on the former site of a controversial shelter for migrant children. According to The Washington Post, the 2,500-bed shelter will be a “large soft-sided structure” and work on it…

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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…