ICE Held Asylum-Seeking Children in Hotels, Who Was Watching Them?

Hotels were used 186 times while 10,000 beds for children remained empty at government shelters

Empty beds at the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children in 2016 — Image courtesy of the Department of Health and Human Services (Public Domain)

Despite anti-trafficking laws and decades-old legal precedent, the Trump administration has been detaining migrant children as young as 1-year-old in hotels before deporting them, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press. By circumventing the…

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