Americas Mexico allows caravan women, children in, but thousands still stranded 21 Oct These girls, boys and teenagers are offered up as "merchandise" in brothels, photographed nude for Internet websites, or forced to perform in live sex shows. Most Popular Viewed 1. Most are between 10 and In this photo taken Friday, June 22,an year-old Honduran who said he suffered abuse inside a Virginia immigration detention facility poses in front of a window in San Francisco. Skip to main content. Since crack is more costly than glue, street kids are more likely to sell their bodies to finance their habit.
But he said the weeks in solitary confinement still play with his mind.
Honduran teen tells of extended isolation and abuse at detention facility
President Donald Trump has repeatedly cited gang activity as justification for his crackdown on illegal immigration. Catch a falling star. Some of these links may lead to websites that present allegations that are unsubstantiated, misleading or even false. Most are poor, and all are utterly denied their right to a safe and happy childhood. Many of the children were sent there after U. Don Beyer of Virginia seeking answers about the allegations of abuses at the lockup. When the guards got aggressive he sometimes fought back, the teen said, and once he was once charged with a misdemeanour for assaulting a guard.