Migrant children are dying in US government custody. See: https://www.npr.org/2019/05/20/725117838/teenager-is-latest-migrant-child-to-die-in-u-s-custody The Associated Press reports that migrant children are being held in inhumane conditions in US detention facilities. See: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/a-firsthand-report-of-inhumane-conditions-at-a-migrant-childrens-detention-facility.
Take any/all of the following actions:
- Support nonprofit organizations such as RAICES (https://www.raicestexas.org/about/) that provide low-cost/free legal services to immigrant children
- Call your elected officials and express your opinion on this issue/ask for action. US Senators: Kamala Harris (202)224-3553/(619)239-3884; Dianne Feinstein (202)224-3841/(619)231-9712. Local US Representatives: District 49 – Levin- (202)225-3906/(760)599-5000; District 52 – Peters – (202)225-0508/(858) 455-5550
- Keep talking about this issue