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Unaccompanied migrant children suffer ‘inhumane and cruel experience’ in CBP custody, report alleges – The Washington Post

By Teo Armus, The Washington Post

“‘My head hurt and it burned for a good while. I thought this country was decent but after this happened, I felt horrible,’ said Eduardo, according to a report published on Friday by Americans for Immigrant Justice, a nonprofit legal organization in Miami. ‘I would never wish this on another kid that passes through there.’

The 70-page report — ‘Do My Rights Matter? The Mistreatment of Unaccompanied Children in CBP Custody’ — draws upon interviews in 2019 with nearly 9,500 minors, or about 1 in 8 of all those who were apprehended and detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection last year.”

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