Stories tagged: "children"


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UN Applauds Mexico Decision to Stop Holding Migrant Children in Detention

“This announcement provides fresh hope that Mexico is willing to do the work necessary to ensure that the rights of migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees are protected,” a refugee advocate said.

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545 Migrant Children Aren’t Missing Their Parents. It’s Actually 666 Migrant Children.

Lawyers say the original group of migrant children missing parents had contact information. This new group has zero information on file.

Volunteer Monroy Martinez, left, hands out a free to-go lunch to a boy at the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance due to the Arizona teachers strike and closure of schools Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Food Insecurity Among Arizona Children Skyrockets Amidst Pandemic

Nearly 30 million households nationwide say they don’t have enough food to feed their family.

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Over 1,600 Kids Caught COVID-19 While Being Held in Detention Centers

Nearly 100 children contracted the virus while being detained at a rehabilitation center in Prescott Valley.

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231 Children Test Positive for COVID-19 at a Georgia Overnight Camp

A growing body of evidence indicates that schools are likely to be major sources of outbreaks and that children are not as invulnerable to COVID-19 as once thought.

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CARES Act Excludes Legal Children of Undocumented Immigrants From Receiving Relief, Lawsuit Claims

A lawsuit was filed on behalf of seven U.S.-born children and their parents denied COVID-19 relief because their parents filed and paid taxes with an ITIN.

Juliet Daly, 12, sits with her parents on the front porch of their family home in Covington, La., Thursday, April 30, 2020. A team of pediatric cardiology specialists found that Juliet had acute fulminant myocarditis (AFM), an uncommon heart condition that tends to present with sudden onset acute heart failure, cardiogenic shock or life-threatening arrhythmias. A nasal swab confirmed that Juliet was also COVID-19 positive and that she had a second viral infection – adenovirus. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
What It’s Like to Be 12 and Recover From Coronavirus

Juliet Daly was on a ventilator for four days, during which she was sedated and then was eventually able to breathe on her own.