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The Trump administration will detain hundreds of migrant children at a military base that was once used as a Japanese internment camp

The Fort Sill military base will be a "temporary emergency influx shelter" for the children, the Department of Health and Human Services said.

A 16-year-old migrant boy has died in US custody

The boy "became noticeably ill including fever, chills, and a headache," just a day after he was transferred to a Texas shelter for migrant children.
A security guard checks cars at the entrance to Casa Padre, a former Walmart which is now a center for unaccompanied immigrant children, on June 24, 2018 in Brownsville, Texas.

More than half of migrant children’s sexual abuse allegations against staff came from shelters run by 3 nonprofits

Three nonprofits collectively ran dozens of shelters that house migrant children who arrive in the US alone after crossing the border illegally.
Casa Padre, an immigrant shelter for unaccompanied minors, is pictured in Brownsville, Texas, U.S., June 19, 2018.

A 15-year-old migrant boy is missing after running away from a Texas children’s shelter

A 15-year-old migrant boy reportedly left a Brownsville, Texas, children's shelter and is missing. The Casa Padre shelter has attracted nationwide attention under the Trump administration's border crackdown, and houses nearly 1,500 boys.
Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a news conference near the US-Mexico border, outside Laredo, Texas.

The Trump administration wants the Pentagon to hold thousands of immigrant children on military bases

The Defense Department told lawmakers that the Department of Health and Human Services had inquired about housing unaccompanied minors at military facilities and that the Pentagon was reviewing the request.

Obama officials rushed to explain photos from 2014 that went viral showing locked-up immigrant children — and Trump’s facilities look the ...

Several 2014 photos of detained immigrant children resurfaced and went viral in May. Former Obama administration officials tried to explain the context behind the photos, which appeared to show migrant kids locked up in cages. Recent photos of Trump administration detainment centers look the same.

The Trump administration is reportedly considering housing migrant children in ‘tent cities’ near the border

The Trump administration is reportedly considering housing migrant children in "tent cities" near the border. The amount of migrant children in custody has surged recently — some arrived at the border unaccompanied and others were separated from their parents under the new "zero-tolerance" policy.
A girl and other members of a caravan of migrants from Central America get ready to spend the night near the San Ysidro checkpoint after a small group of fellow migrants entered the United States border and customs facility, where they are expected to apply for asylum, in Tijuana, Mexico April 29, 2018.

Over 10,000 migrant children are now in US government custody at 100 shelters in 14 states

The Trump administration's new "zero tolerance" policy toward migrants who cross the United States border illegally has reportedly driven up the number of migrant children held in government custody without their parents.
A child from Central America sits at a camp near the San Ysidro checkpoint in Tijuana, Mexico on May 1, 2018.

What happens when migrant children arrive at the US border, with or without their parents

Reports President Donald Trump's administration had "lost" 1,500 migrant children went viral this weekend, resurfacing a debate on US immigration policies. But that claim is misguided, and is being confused with a separate Trump administration policy to separate migrant children from their parents.
Members of a migrant caravan walking next to the border fence between Mexico and the US before requesting asylum.

The Trump administration has been under fire for ‘losing’ 1,500 migrant children, but they may not want to be found

The Trump administration found itself in a firestorm of controversy over the weekend over its handling of migrant children and faced down a torrent of accusations that the government had "lost" 1,475 children. But there's a lot more to the story than that.