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Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, U.S., May 15, 2019.

‘We’ve seen this coming’: Why migrant children are dying in Border Patrol custody

The deaths of migrant children in Border Patrol custody since December have triggered an uproar over the government's practice of detaining kids.

The government is set to build a massive, $192 million facility in El Paso to process migrant families, in the wake of 2 children’s deaths in Bo...

Immigration advocates and healthcare experts have long criticized the cramped, unhygienic facilities that migrants are usually detained in.
U.S. Border Patrol agents take Central American asylum seekers into custody on June 12, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. The immigrant families were then sent to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center for possible separation.

A pediatrician explains how migrant children can grow severely ill in Border Patrol custody before anyone notices — and what the agency needs to...

A pediatric doctor with 29 years of experience says it's no surprise that Border Patrol agents didn't immediately recognize the children's symptoms.

Members of Congress tour US Border Patrol facility where 8-year-old Felipe Gomez died

At least nine Congressmembers visited the New Mexico Border Patrol facility where a young immigrant boy died last month.

Trump responds to migrant child deaths by blaming Democrats: ‘If we had a Wall, they wouldn’t even try!’

President Trump blamed Democrats for deaths of migrant children that were in US custody.
US Border Patrol agents take into custody a father and son from Honduras near the US-Mexico border outside Mission, Texas on June 12, 2018.

Border Patrol is getting help from the Coast Guard, Pentagon, and CDC for migrant children in custody, after an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy died

An 8-year-old migrant boy died in custody on December 24 after being detained in various Border Patrol holding facilities for nearly a week.
US Border Patrol agents take a father and son from Honduras into custody near the US-Mexico border outside Mission, Texas on June 12, 2018.

The 8-year-old migrant boy who died on Christmas Eve was held in US custody for nearly a week — against Border Patrol’s own rules

The boy, Felipe Gómez Alonzo, spent nearly a full week in Border Patrol detention and was moved around to three different holding facilities.