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Kevin Johnson

Professor of Chicana/o Studies, University of California, Davis


Viewpoint: Changes For a Landmark Agreement Mean Immigrant Children Face Harsher Treatment In the U.S.

Immigrant children could remain indefinitely in federal detention if courts allow the Trump administration to ditch a landmark agreement that has protected migrant children for decades.


Lawyers Defending Immigrant Children In Detention Are Relying On A Court Case From The 1980s

A 15-year-old fleeing violence in El Salvador came to the US in 1985. Her case set in motion a Supreme Court decision that would affect how authorities treat children in their custody for decades.