Migrant detention centers

AP
July 24, 2018 - 11:21 am
(CBS News) -- In exhibits filed in federal court this month, more than 200 migrants detained at the Mexican border this year describe "hieleras" and "perreras" — spanish for "ice boxes" and "dog pounds" -- nicknames for the facilities where they were initially taken after being apprehended by...
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AP
July 12, 2018 - 12:26 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Health and Human Services grants for shelters, foster care and other child welfare...
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AP
June 27, 2018 - 1:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The 90-year-old widow of Robert F. Kennedy plans to participate in a hunger strike to protest the separation of immigrant families. The Boston Globe reports Ethel Kennedy plans to join several of her family members and dozens of activists who each plan to fast for 24 hours and make a...
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