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Do You Know Something About a Detention Center or Shelter Where the Government is Holding Children?

Help us learn more about these facilities and assure the government agencies overseeing this process are accountable.

Casa Padre, an immigrant shelter for unaccompanied minors, in Brownsville, Texas, as seen in a photo provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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In order to get a complete picture of the facilities and the children inside, we need your help.

Are you a current or former employee of a facility? Do you have more information, or do you know of a location that has not yet come to light? Have you been detained at such a place? Here is a map of the migrant children’s shelters near you.

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