Trump Regime Isn't Doing Background Checks on Staff at Child Detention Camp

[Content Note: Child endangerment; nativism.]

This is absolutely fucking appalling:
A new government watchdog memo says the Trump administration waived rigorous background checks for all staff working at the nation's largest detention camp for migrant children.

The memo, obtained exclusively by The Associated Press, says the former director of the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement personally signed off on sidestepping requirements for child abuse and neglect checks at the tent city in Tornillo, Texas.

None of the 2,100 staff has gone through FBI fingerprint checks either, but the Tornillo contractor says staff are vetted in other ways.
What ways? Who knows!

That is comprehensively inadequate. There are more than 2,300 teens being held in this desert concentration camp, and every single one of them is at risk for trauma, exposure, and abuse.

We are offering abusers virtually unlimited access to children who are trapped.

We are torturing children as national policy.

This is intolerable.

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