Democrats Oppose Child Detention On The Border– And Jewish Activists Call For The Same Stance On Palestine

By Michael Arria, Mondoweiss.net -

Massachusetts Rep. Stephen Lynch recently held a town hall meeting where he criticized the conditions along the southern border and talked about his tour of ICE and border patrol facilities in El [...]

‘Trump Is Literally Deporting Kids With Cancer’

By Clark Mindock, Independent.co.uk -

US immigration services have informed families struggling with HIV, cancer, cerebral palsy and other conditions they must leave in 33 days The Trump administration has ended a policy that allows [...]

What It’s Like To Grow Up Hunted

By Josue De Luna Navarro, Otherwords.org -

When I was just 10, I already knew what it was like to plan for a future without my parents. It was a quiet Sunday night when my dad told me to hide in a closet — and stay there until he said to [...]

The US Is Quietly Opening Shelters For Babies And Young Kids. One Has 12 Children And No Mothers

By Aura Bogado, Revealnews.org -

The federal government is quietly expanding its use of shelters to house infants, toddlers and other young asylum-seekers. One Phoenix facility housed 12 children ages 5 and under, Reveal has [...]

Half A Million American Minors Now Live In Mexico

By Claudia Masferrer, Theconversation.com -

While much of the current news has been focused on Central American migrants making their way through Mexico to the U.S., little attention has been paid to a different migration story: the number [...]

People Want To Donate Diapers And Toys To Children At Border Patrol Facilities In Texas. They’re Being Turned Away.

By Alex Samuels, Texastribune.org -

On Sunday, Austin Savage and five of his friends huddled into an SUV and went to an El Paso Target, loading up on diapers, wipes, soaps and toys. About $340 later, the group headed to a Border [...]

Chicago Police Have Serious Problem With Pointing Guns At Children

By Ruth Milka, Nation of Change. -

A family in Illinois has filed a lawsuit claiming that Chicago police officers used excessive force against an 8-year-old child during a raid on their home. Chicago police arrived at the [...]

95-Year Old Woman Veteran On Hunger Strike

By Ann Wright, Op Ed News. -

Sally Alice Thompson is 95 years old and she is on a hunger strike for the children, children who are victims of the U.S. government's sanctions and war mongering on the countries where they live [...]

95-Year-Old Woman Veteran On A Hunger Strike For Children Of Yemen, Syria, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela As Victims

Sally Alice Thompson is 95 years old and she is on a hunger strike for the children, children who are victims of the U.S. government's sanctions and war mongering on the countries where they live [...]

American Family Act Still Has Serious Design Flaws

By Matt Bruenig, People's Policy Project -

There really is just no need to bother with any of this headache. Cut every single family a $300 check every month for every kid they are taking care of. Avoid the bad experience and bureaucratic [...]

Creating A Global Lost Generation

By Karen J Greenberg, Countercurrents.org -

Halfway through 2018, MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski hurled a mother-to-mother dagger at Ivanka Trump. How, during the very weeks when the headlines were filled with grim news of child separations and [...]

After 7 Year Old Migrant’s Death US Investigates, Call For End To Child Detention

GENEVA (24 December 2018) ‑ A UN expert* today expressed his deep concern about the death of a seven-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl while she was in the custody of immigration authorities in [...]

The Billion Dollar Companies In The Business Of Imprisoning Children

By Emily Ludolf, Occupy.com -

Revelations that the United States is conducting widespread detention of immigrant children who were separated from their families at the border sparked national outrage. Reports of the inhumane [...]

‘Brutally Honest’: Public Outcry Forces Facebook To Stop Banning Pics Of Starving Yemeni Girl

By Staff, Rt.com -

A backlash prompted Facebook to stop removing posts featuring a photo of an emaciated seven-year-old Yemeni girl, which accompanied a harrowing New York Times report from the war-torn country. [...]

Protests Hit Mass Detention Of Immigrant Children In Texas Tent Camp

Scores of protesters gathered outside the Tornillo border crossing about 35 miles southeast of El Paso, Texas over the weekend to protest the mass incarceration of immigrant children there in a [...]