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Undocumented immigrant children at a U.S. Border Patrol processing center in McAllen, Texas, June 17, 2018. Reporters were allowed to tour the facility, but forbidden from taking photographs. A small number of photos were released by the government, including this one.

The allegations against a Phoenix Southwest Key youth care worker are the latest in a series of serious accusations of sexual abuse inside the government’s immigrant youth shelters. Read more»

Undocumented immigrant children at a U.S. Border Patrol processing center in McAllen, Texas, June 17, 2018. Reporters were allowed to tour the facility, but forbidden from taking photographs. A small number of photos were released by the government, including this one.

We obtained police reports and call logs from more than two-thirds of the shelters housing immigrant children. Here’s what they show — widespread reports of inappropriate and illegal behavior, including a Tucson worker convicted of molestation. Read more»

Arizona state legislators speak to the media following their tour of Southwest Key Program's Estrella Del Norte facility.

More than a dozen state legislators toured the Southwest Key shelter in Tucson, where nearly 300 children are staying as part of an contract with Health and Human Services, including 73 kids who were separated from their parents as part of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy. Read more»

Rep. Raúl Grijalva during the Families Belong Together protest in Nogales, Ariz., last Saturday.

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva on Friday toured a Southwest Key facility in Tucson where he reiterated disapproval of the policies that have dozens of migrant children locked away from their parents and out of public view, with some of the detainees as young as 5. Read more»

Rep. Raúl Grijalva during the Families Belong Together protest in Nogales, Ariz. on Saturday.

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva will tour a Tucson facility Friday where migrant children are detained, either because they came to the U.S.. without parents or guardians, or they were taken from their parents as part of the "zero tolerance" policy implemented by the Trump administration. Read more»

Melania Trump at a CBP facility in Tucson.

First lady Melania Trump visited a Southwest Key shelter in Phoenix on Thursday to talk to staff and children housed there. She toured a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Tucson earlier in the day. Read more»

Melania Trump visited a Texas shelter for detained children last week.

First lady Melania Trump spent about 90 minutes visiting a Border Patrol station on a Tucson military base Thursday morning, listening to law enforcement officials speak about border security. Read more» 1