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500,000 Kids, 30 Million Hours: Trump’s Vast Expansion of Child Detention
U.S. Customs and Border Protection carried out almost half a million child detentions during the Trump administration, data shows. More kids were held for 72 hours or more.
Andrew R. Calderón
Coronavirus Leaves Foster Children With Nowhere to Go
New placements, family visits and child-abuse investigations falter across the country.
July 1, 2018
A Father and Child Disunion
One migrant’s encounter with “zero tolerance."
May 22, 2017
Katie's father went to prison for raping her and her brothers. It was an unthinkable crime that broke her family apart. So why couldn't she remember it?
February 2, 2017
Working With Prisoners Makes It Hard To Be a Mom
Discipline at work, leniency at home—with doubts.
, as told to
January 22, 2017
The Return of ‘To Catch a Predator’
Talking to Chris Hansen as he revives his trademark stings.
January 5, 2017
‘Who Killed My Mom?’
A grandmother struggles to explain the unexplainable.
, as told to
December 1, 2016
‘Please Find My Grandson’
What I saw tracking down the mentally ill in jail.
April 25, 2016
Join Today's Discussion on Juvenile Justice
Today from 11 AM to 5 PM EST, we'll be talking juvenile justice with Digg. Brush up by reading some of the best reporting we could find on the topic, and then bring your questions for the experts.
February 5, 2016
How I Reconnected with My Estranged Daughter from Prison
One crinkly letter at a time.