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World 22 Jun 2018 | 5:05 AM

Despite Trump order, border child separations could go on - legal experts

(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.

World 04 Mar 2017 | 9:32 AM

Exclusive - Trump administration considering separating women, children at U.S.- Mexico border

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.

World 23 Sep 2016 | 4:15 AM

Canada's child detention policy unjust, illegal -rights group

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.

World 12 Feb 2015 | 12:10 AM

Australian detention causes array of problems for refugee children - report

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.

Nation 06 Oct 2013 | 8:49 AM

Government urged to end detention of child refugees

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.