Migrant kids in overcrowded Arizona border station allege sex assault, retaliation from U.S. agents, by ⁦⁩ ⁦
EXCLUSIVE: Migrant kids in Arizona border station allege sexual assault and retaliation by U.S. agents.
Poor treatment of migrant kids isn’t contained to Texas. and I reviewed nearly 30 accounts by children held in Yuma, AZ. They allege agents took away sleeping mats as retaliation, called them derogatory names and in one case, sexual assault.
A 15-year-old girl from Honduras describes a large, bearded officer putting his hands inside her bra, pulling down her underwear, and groping her as part of what was meant to be a routine pat down in front of other immigrants and officers.
Migrant kids in Arizona border station allege sexual assault and retaliation by U.S. agents.
BREAKING: Poor conditions for kids at the border extend beyond Texas. We’ve obtained exclusive reports from children held in Yuma, Arizona. It’s not just overcrowding: allegations of sexual assault and retaliation by border agents. More on 9ET.
NEW: NBC News reporting on allegations of sexual assault and retaliation for protests, according to dozens of accounts by children held in a Yuma detention center.
NBC: The poor treatment of migrant children at the hands of border agents extends beyond Texas to include allegations of sexual assault and retaliation for protests, according to dozens of accounts by children held in Arizona collected by case managers.
Remember the derogatory FB group? Now we're learning they are sexually assaulting vulnerable migrant children in their care. CBP agents are promoting violence against women. An investigation needs to be launched NOW. We need #JusticeForOurChildren
A 15-year-old girl from Honduras describes a large, bearded officer putting his hands inside her bra, pulling down her underwear, and groping her as part of what was meant to be a routine pat down in front of other immigrants and officers.
A 15-year-old girl from Honduras described a large, bearded officer putting his hands inside her bra, pulling down her underwear and groping her as part of what was meant to be a routine pat down in front of other immigrants and officers.
These stories are horrifying. Children are in danger. We need answers.
In one report a 15-yr-old girl from Honduras described an officer putting his hands inside her bra, pulling down her underwear & groping her as part of a “routine pat down.” The girl said the officer was speaking in English & laughing with other officers.
Migrant kids in overcrowded Arizona border station allege sex assault, retaliation from U.S. agents
Migrant children held in Yuma, Arizona, report allegations of sexual assault and retaliation for protests, as well as unsanitary conditions and overcrowding, according to dozens of accounts collected by government case managers and obtained by .
"U.S. Customs and Border Protection treats those in our custody with dignity and respect...The allegations do not align with common practice at our facilities and will be fully investigated," a CBP spokesperson said in a statement on the Yuma allegations
Our nation needs to wake up to what the Trump Administration immigration policies are causing at the border. We must speak with one voice. It is wrong. It must stop.
in this article, kids describe being sexually assaulted, routinely insulted, & forced to sleep on hard concrete at a CBP camp in Yuma, Arizona:
I talked to dozens of migrants in El Paso after being released from detention centers. They all had HORRIFIC stories of their time in detention. This is only the tip of the iceberg Migrant kids in Yuma report sex assault, retaliation from U.S. agents
Migrant kids in overcrowded Arizona border station allege sex assault, retaliation from U.S. agents
Migrant kids in Yuma report sex assault, retaliation from U.S. agents
Migrant kids in overcrowded Arizona border station allege sex assault, retaliation from U.S. agents