It’s time for Congress to eliminate the immigrant detention mandate.
Now that Obama has asked for nearly $4 billion to help kick the kids out more quickly, Republicans don’t want to pony up the money.
“We’re really concerned that these detention centers…will not be under compliance with international law.”
After weeks of denying access, Border Patrol officials finally let reporters look inside two controversial immigrant processing centers.
A complaint filed by legal groups details 116 cases of child abuse or mistreatment by border agents, including kicking, death threats and food deprivation.
Most of the unaccompanied children waiting in a Nogalas detention facility migrated from violence-torn countries in Central America.