The Convention Center is expected to eventually house up 1,000 kids from mostly Central America who are waiting to be reunited with family or sponsors in the United States.
Hundreds of unaccompanied migrant children began arriving Thursday at the Long Beach Convention Center. Here’s how we got to this point.
The first children arrived shortly after a tour for local officials and a press conference where they described conditions at the facility that will hold up to 1,000 kids.
Preparations reached their final stages today for unaccompanied children detained at the border to arrive in Long Beach.
Charlee Hernandez’s story gives a glimpse at what some kids likely experienced before arriving at the Long Beach Convention Center.
The graffiti included phrases such as, “There’s blood on your hands” and “concentration camp.”
The Liberation Fund is a new initiative that will collect donations to help pay for release bonds of people detained for deportation.
The newly inaugurated president moved to reverse four years of harsh restrictions and mass deportation with a plan for sweeping legislation on citizenship.
The small open-bowed fishing boat, also known as a panga, made landfall at about 4 p.m. near Ocean Boulevard and 55th Place, officials said.
Combined with the federal credit, qualifying families can earn up to $8,000.