Today, American Bridge 21st Century submitted a public records request under the Freedom of Information Act demanding the Trump Administration release records as they relate to missing babies, girls, and pregnant women who are being held at detention centers.
For weeks, the Trump administration has only released photos and video of migrant boys in detention ages 10 and up, but the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services have repeatedly ignored questions and withheld information on the migrant girls and infants separated from their families. This week, HHS finally released select images of two shelters, but they still have not allowed media or elected officials to enter the detention facilities.
We know that more than 3,000 women and girls are currently being detained — and an undisclosed number of babies and pregnant women. We also know that Scott Lloyd, who heads the Office of Refugee Resettlement, has […]Read more after the jump.