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Resource ID: #26672
Subject: Border Reporting
Source: Houston Chronicle
Date: May 25, 2014 May 30, 2014 Aug 3, 2014 Oct. 5, 2014 Dec. 21, 2014 Dec. 25, 2014 Dec. 31, 2014



When the influx of children from Central America across the southern border made news last summer, the national media descended on Texas. But Houston Chronicle reporter Susan Carroll was already investigating the federal government's sprawling - and secretive - shelter network for unaccompanied children. She found the small agency tasked with their care unaccountable and overwhelmed. Children were being subjected to sexual and physical abuse, and their attackers were escaping federal prosecution.

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