On Thursday, the Trump administration proposed withdrawing the federal government from the 1997 Flores settlement, which stipulates the conditions under which immigrant children can be detained. Immigration rights and child advocates say the changes could lead to the indefinite detention of children and would remove much-needed oversight. Forum discusses what the changes could mean for the 500 immigrant children still separated from their parents and the future of U.S. immigration policy.
Trump Administration Moves to Change Rules on Detention of Child Immigrants
Nick Miroff, national security reporter, Washington Post
Tyche Hendricks, editor, The California Report; author, "The Wind Doesn't Need a Passport: Stories from the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands"