Formal Complaint Filed on Behalf of Immigrant Children

child-detained“Widespread abuse of unaccompanied immigrant children at the hands of U.S. border officials spurred a group of civil and human rights organizations to file a complaint today on behalf of more than 100 children, each of whom reported experiencing abuse and mistreatment while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the border enforcement agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)”

These organizations are:  National Immigrant Justice Center Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project, L.A., ACLU of ArizonaAmericans for Immigrant Justice.

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