Migrant children in federal custody have tested positive for Covid-19, reopening a legal battle over the rights of children in custody.
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Coronavirus Reignites a Fight Over Rights of Detained Migrant Children

Producer: Sarah Weiser
Associate Producer: Noah Madoff
Some migrant children in federal custody have tested positive for Covid-19, drawing calls for the government to do more to protect them. It’s a problem that has reopened the long legal battle over the Flores settlement, a consent decree that set the rules on the health and rights of children in custody.
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