A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens held at a Virginia detention center confirms the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing mesh bags over their heads.
First Unitarian Church in Richmond is on lockdown. Volunteers take shifts standing guard, alIowing people in after they’ve checked ID’s through the window. The security measures have been in place since the church has become home for Abbie Arevalo-Herrera and her family.
More than 200 people were in Staunton Sunday for what they called the Stop Torturing Children Rally – a protest over treatment of unaccompanied minors who claimed they were tied up and beaten by guards at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center.