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Feds say a sixth migrant child died while in the care of authorities in September

24 days ago   |   By WCVB

The girl, whose death was not reported publicly for nearly eight months, is now the sixth migrant child known to have recently died after journeying to the U.S.
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Why migrant children are dying at the border in record numbers

Why migrant children are dying at the border in record numbers

24 days ago   |   By Think Progress

Last September, a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in U.S. custody, but news of her death was only publicly reported for the first time on Wednesday - eight months later.
This is the sixth migrant child to die in U.S. custody in the last 8 months. For comparison, before her death, no child had reportedly died in U.S. custody since 2010.
The details of each case differ. In the latest case, the girl, who has yet to be identified, was in the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services when she passed away. According to Mark Weber, an HHS spokesperson, she entered the care of...
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Girl, 10, sixth known migrant child to die in US custody

Girl, 10, sixth known migrant child to die in US custody

25 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Officials say 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in US custody in September 2018 in a case not previously reported.
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