Skip to main content

Trump administration to circumvent court limits on detention of child migrants

Its plan to withdraw from the Flores Settlement Agreement, which shapes detention standards for underage migrants, is likely to lead to new legal challenges.

By Nick Miroff and Maria Sacchetti, The Washington Post
About 25 immigrant mothers and their children caught coming across the Texas-Mexico border are released at the McAllen bus station wearing ankle monitors, on June 22, 2018.

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Support independent Texas news

Become a member. Join today.

Donate now

Explore related story topics