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(Reuters) - The much-vilified U.S. policy of separating children from parents who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border could continue under certain circumstances because of ambiguous language in President Donald Trump's order meant to end the practice, legal experts said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Women and children crossing together illegally into the United States could be separated by U.S. authorities under a proposal being considered by the Department of Homeland Security, according to three government officials.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's practice of putting children in immigration detention centres or separating them from detained parents is causing them psychological harm and violates international law, a rights group said on Thursday.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia faced increased pressure to reform its immigration system after a report on Wednesday showed more than a third of refugee children detained under those policies had developed a mental illness requiring psychiatric care.
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE PETALING JAYA: Several non-governmental organisations (NGO) have come together to urge the government to do away with the detention of all children, especially refugee and asylum-seeking children as it has a lasting psychological effect on them.