Where are the beds? Questions surround Trump’s plan to hold families in detention

One child stopped eating and fell into a depression. Another who could previously walk on his own now asks his mother to carry him everywhere. A third child started biting other children.

These are the experiences of children who have spent just three weeks at a temporary family immigration detention at the South Texas Family Detention Center in Dilley, Texas, attorneys and volunteers who work at the center told Reuters.

Melania Trump’s jacket mixes message during visit to detained immigrant children

(Editor’s note: Melania Trump was not actually photographed at the detention center, but rather a church shelter.)

By Steve Holland and Jonathan Allen

MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) РMelania Trump, the wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Thursday visited children displaced by the country’s immigration crisis in Texas, only a day after Trump reversed course and ordered families to be kept intact when entering the United States illegally from Mexico. read more