Caregivers for 3600 Migrant Teens Lack Complete Abuse Checks

Caregivers for 3600 Migrant Teens Lack Complete Abuse Checks

Martha Mendoza and Garance Burke, The Tribune (December 7, 2018)

Nearly every adult working with children in the U.S. — from nannies to teachers to coaches — has undergone state screenings to ensure they have no proven history of abusing or neglecting kids. One exception: thousands of workers at two federal detention facilities holding 3,600 migrant teens in the government’s care, The Associated Press has learned.

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