Federal Court Orders Broad Changes in How US Detains and Treats Migrant Children
Immigration opponents like to say “rule of law”. The US Government was/is in violation a court order with the weight of the law behind it. Shall we hold the jailers to the same standard as the accused?
CNN previously reported on the wide-ranging abuses at Shiloh and other facilities described by children in sworn declaration in the case that led to Monday’s order. These included cases of children being forcibly medicated, assaulted, and restrained for long periods of time, among other allegations.in her ruling, US District Court Judge Dolly Gee agreed that the government had violated terms of a high-profile settlement, reached in 1997, that dictates how children are treated within the system run by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR).