The site of the former American Hebrew Academy in Greensboro will become a housing and education facility for unaccompanied refugee children.
Federal officials are considering a former Greensboro private school as a transitional housing site for unaccompanied refugee minors.
The swelling number of minors has left CBP scrambling to quickly move children from detention in crude holding cells built to house adult men to temporary shelters appropriate for adolescents.
The 16-year-old boy was to be deported Wednesday under a new administration policy that applies federal health statutes, intended to mitigate the spread of disease, to immigration cases.
A federal judge in California wants all minors who were apprehended crossing into the U.S. alone to be released in an orderly fashion. But she refrained from mandating their immediate release.
The Office of Refugee Resettlement is telling migrant shelters to scale back on activities that are "not directly necessary for the protection of life and safety."
A court settlement limits how long the government can detain immigrant minors. Administration officials say that facilities that hold the minors are only temporary.
NPR's Scott Simon explores an art exhibit in El Paso, Texas, by unaccompanied minors detained at the now-closed Tornillo Children's Detention center.
Opponents of the Trump administration's family separation policy say migrant children are not safe in government custody. Administration officials say most of the allegations are unproved.
The court ruled the government must abide by a decades-old court settlement affecting the detention of migrant children.