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Children are being forced to recite the Pledge of Allegiance to a country that separated them from their parents

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Migrant children are being forced to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in shelters after authorities separated them from their parents.
The children are forced to recite the pledge in English every morning "out of respect."
This is occurring at Casa Padre, the country's largest shelter for migrant children, which gained attention for its cramped sleeping quarters and dehumanizing practices.
Migrant children who have been separated from their families are being forced to recite America's Pledge of Allegiance every morning, according to a Washington Post report.
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A 15-year-old migrant boy is missing after running away from a Texas children's shelter

A 15-year-old migrant boy is missing after running away from a Texas children's shelter

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Reuters/Loren Elliot
A 15-year-old migrant boy reportedly left a Brownsville, Texas, children's shelter and is missing.
The Casa Padre shelter has attracted nationwide attention under the Trump administration's border crackdown, and houses nearly 1,500 boys.
The shelter's spokesman said that staff cannot legally force children to stay.
The missing 15-year-old boy reportedly arrived in the US unaccompanied and was not separated from his parents by immigration authorities.
A 15-year-old boy has reportedly gone missing after leaving a children's shelter for migrants in Brownsville, Texas.
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