Kids on the Line: An investigation into the contractors behind family separation

Number 28232
Subject Immigration
Source Reveal/Center for Investigative Reporting
Year 2018
Publication Date June - November 2018
Summary As the U.S. government’s family separation policy played out in real time, Reveal’s investigation uncovered major problems with the contractors tasked with caring for immigrant children, including a defense company holding immigrant children in unlicensed facilities -- vacant office buildings in Phoenix without yards, showers or kitchens -- and a Texas shelter drugging immigrant children without their consent.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords Reveal, immigration, family separation, contractors, border, Phoenix, Texas, children, immigrants, government
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