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Immigrant Teen Dies While In Federal Custody In South Texas

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune An immigrant teenager from Guatemala died in Texas Tuesday while in federal custody, according to the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement. The 16-year-old’s cause of death is unknown and will be investigated by the agency, … Continue reading

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Juan Sánchez Resigns As Head Of Austin-Based Southwest Key

By Stephanie Federico, KUT The embattled CEO of Austin-based Southwest Key Programs, the nation’s largest provider of shelters for migrant children, is stepping down. “Recent events have convinced me and our Board of Directors that Southwest Key would benefit from … Continue reading

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Report: Feds Investigating Southwest Key, Migrant Shelter Operator For Thousands Of Kids In Texas

By Emma Platoff, Texas Tribune The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Southwest Key Programs, an Austin-based nonprofit that currently houses 3,644 migrant children at more than a dozen facilities across Texas, according to The New York Times.

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