US detaining more migrant children in hotels

US detaining more migrant children in hotels

HOUSTON — The U.S. government has detained children at several major hotel chains — more than previously known — during the coronavirus pandemic instead of transferring them to government-funded shelters, according to data released Friday.Since March, the Trump administration has used hotels to hold at least 660 children, some as young as 1 and most unaccompanied by a parent, before expelling them to their countries of origin.The administration says it […]
Source: Statesman