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Judge orders government to release immigrant kids from troubled Texas shelter

The Shiloh Treatment Center near Manvel has been accused of drugging young immigrants to keep them docile. About 25 youths are affected by the order.

By Lance Williams and Matt Smith, Reveal
The Shiloh Treatment Center, near Manvel, is one of 32 Texas facilities licensed to care for migrant children who have been separated from their parents. The facility, where inspectors have found eight recent health and safety violations, has received $25 million in federal payments since 2013.

Families Divided

The Trump administration's “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which led to the separation of children from adults who crossed the border illegally, has fueled a national outcry. Sign up for our ongoing coverage. Send story ideas to tips@texastribune.org.

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