Second Migrant Child Dies At U.S. Border
Headline Roundup December 26th, 2018
A second child has died while in custody this month at the U.S. border, and CPB will be conducting health checks.
Stung by the second death of a child in its custody this month, the government’s border agency said it’s going back to do a second medical check on every juvenile still in its custody — and is begging other agencies for help.
An 8-year-old migrant's last days were a blur of border patrol stations and hospital visits in a location about 2,000 miles from his family's home in Guatemala.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has ordered medical exams for all children it holds in custody following the Christmas Eve death of an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy, the second immigrant child to die in federal detention this month.