MPN spoke to advocates and an attorney working on a lawsuit by a group of refugees who are suing the government and for-profit GEO Group for the abuse and torment they suffered at the notorious Adelanto ICE detention center in California.
The allegations against the Southwest Key youth care worker are the latest in a series of serious accusations of sexual abuse inside the government’s immigrant youth shelters.
This story includes graphic details of alleged sexual violence against minors. A youth care worker for Southwest Key has been charged with 11 sex offenses after authorities accused him of molesting at least eight unaccompanied immigrant boys over nearly a year at one of the company’s shelters in Mesa, Arizona, federal court records show. The