Taking Off the Kid Gloves

“When dealing with children, the most vulnerable immigrants to enter federal custody, the government must provide certain, baseline protections, including access to food and medical care; it must also promise to detain them for the shortest possible amount of time, in the ‘least restrictive’ settings.” At least that was the law until now. The New Yorker’s Jonathan Blitzer on the latest move in The Trump Administration’s Sustained Attack on the Rights of Immigrant Children.

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