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Her toddler died weeks after leaving ICE custody. She’s suing a private prison company for $40 million

Yazmin Juárez, who testified in Congress earlier this month about her 21-month-old daughter’s death, filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking $ 40 million in damages from CoreCivic, which runs the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. Juarez and her daughter, Mariee, were detained for three weeks at the 2,400-bed facility last year. Mariee died… Read More »

Pediatricians share migrant children’s disturbing drawings of their time in US custody

The staff at the center asked the children to depict their time in CBP custody. A social worker at the center gave the drawings to the American Academy of Pediatrics, which gave them to CNN. “The fact that the drawings are so realistic and horrific gives us a view into what these children have experienced,”… Read More »