From Kansas to New York, hundreds of migrant children have been bussed in the middle of the night in long, cross-country journeys to a “tent city” in Tornillo, Texas.
Sandy Santana spoke with the ACLU’s Lee Gelernt, who has played a central role in fighting back against the Trump Administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their families. Lee filed the national lawsuit that ended this inhumane policy and he credits Children’s Rights support of the lawsuit as having been vital to its success.
The Trump Administration announced a wide expansion of the public charge rule that threatens to deny a green card to immigrants who have accepted specific public benefits. Sandy Santana, Executive Director of Children’s Rights, issued this statement.
Reports reveal that New York City has conspicuously increased its transfer of incarcerated people to jails outside the city where the solitary ban is not legally binding.
Today, the Trump administration announced a new regulation that would allow the Trump administration to hold children in detention centers beyond the current 20-day limit established in the 1997 Flores settlement.
Vinny Lloyd describes Boys State Training School as “extremely stressful,” with hours in isolation that haunt him even today. He credits his wife Katie for “staying with me and saving my life.”
The new film “We the Animals” accurately portrays the interrelated issues many children experience, from child neglect and domestic abuse to mental health and LGBTQ issues.
I am a former foster youth, someone who has suffered from substance abuse and has attempted suicide countless times. But I am not a victim of my circumstances—I am survivor.
In a major victory for a transgender rights, a judge in Florida ruled that a 17-year-old transgender boy has the right to use the boys’ bathroom at his public high school.
Senators grilled top immigration officials about just how the family separation policy was implemented and the ongoing challenges in family reunification efforts, calling out allegations of abuse in detention centers.