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Why the Trump administration is asking the courts to remove safeguards for detaining migrant children


The court ruling in question says if migrant children are detained, it should be short and in facilities that are more like childcare facilities than prisons.

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Immigration judges say Sessions’ decision makes it harder for people facing ‘life and death’ to win asylum in US

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A private prison company with a troubled past looks to reopen an immigration detention facility in Texas

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What you need to know about the criminal case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio