Flores was designed to safeguard children in the custody of US immigration bureaucracies from abusive practices.
Among other protections, it requires that children not be held in an unlicensed detention facility for more than 20 days.
But under Trump’s new regulation, children could be held indefinitely while their immigration case is processed.
Second, denying those imprisoned children the flu vaccine.
At least 3 children (Felipe, Carlos, and Wilmer) have died from complications caused by flu, out of about 200,000 kids being detained.
In the United States last flu season, there was one death due to flu per 600,000 kids.
We are harming, perhaps irreversibly, an entire generation of children who fled to us, begging for our protection. »