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"Detention Camps"

Posted on the 23 June 2019 by Cathy Leaves @cathyleaves
"Children and their parents told lawyers that in some cases they didn’t have any access to medical treatment in Border Patrol facilities despite being visibly ill. Gialluca spoke with one 16-year-old mother whose toddler had the flu, but was told by a guard the child “wasn’t sick enough to see a doctor.” She said others also reported being denied medical attention despite having critically sick babies." 
Huffington Post: 4 Severely Ill Migrant Toddlers Hospitalized After Lawyers Visit Border Patrol Facility, June 21, 2019 
"In my 22 years of doing visits with children in detention, I have never heard of this level of inhumanity," said Holly Cooper, co-director of the University of California, Davis' Immigration Law Clinic, to the AP. "Seeing our country at this crucible moment where we have forsaken children and failed to see them as human is hopefully a wake up for this country to move toward change."Some of the children held in the facility had arrived at the U.S. southern border without their guardians and others had been separated from their families by the government." 
Newsweek: 8-year old migrants being forced to care for toddlers in detention camps, June 21, 2019

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