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Calls Grow In California To Protect Inmates At Women's Lockups From Sexual Abuse

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

At least six California prison guards were fired for sexual misconduct between 2014 and 2018, according to records released under a new state law. Advocates say more inmate protections are needed.


Judge: Government Must Identify Thousands More Migrant Kids Separated From Parents

Saturday, March 09, 2019

U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw's ruling expanded the number of families potentially eligible for relief under a class-action lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy.


At The Border, Some Families Still Face Separation

Monday, December 17, 2018

Immigration and Customs Enforcement continues to separate families at the border in some cases. On a judge's order, a Salvadoran mother was recently reunited with her toddler after eight months.


The Federal Judge At The Center Of A Fight Over Migrant Separations

Saturday, September 08, 2018

The Trump administration wants to withdraw from the Flores agreement, a decades-old legal settlement concerning detention of children. Dolly Gee is the federal judge at the heart of the battle.


On The Front Lines Of 'Zero Tolerance'

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Border Patrol agents are on the front lines, tracking down and arresting migrants crossing the border illegally.


Judge To Appoint Special Monitor To Oversee Detention Facilities

Friday, July 27, 2018

Immigration lawyers had argued that the children and their parents were held in inhumane conditions. In another court, a judge gave credit and blame to the Trump administration on reuniting families.


Trump Administration Tells Judge It's Lost Track Of Some Migrant Parents

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

A federal judge in San Diego has ordered the federal government to reunite thousands of migrant children separated from their parents by Thursday — but hundreds will be waiting longer than that.


Government Unable To Track Hundreds Of Parents It Separated From Their Children

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Officials said 1,012 parents and children separated at the border have already been reunited. But up to 463 parents may have been deported or have voluntarily left without their children.


In California, Critics Say Sheriff-Coroner Gig Is A Conflict Of Interest

Friday, May 04, 2018

Forty-nine of California's 58 counties have coroners who are also elected sheriffs. Alleged abuse of power by one sheriff-coroner is pushing a move toward more independent medical examiners.