Susan Ferriss is a reporter specializing in children's issues at the nonprofit investigative news group the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C. Among other stories, she's investigated policies that force farmworker kids out of school and excessive police ticketing of middle-school students in Los Angeles. As a Latin America correspondent for Cox Newspapers for nine years, Susan also reported on migration and transnational crime in Central America.
Trump administration deciding fate of those allowed in years ago due to war, natural disasters.
Refugee screeners criticize bill to narrow eligibility for refugee status and worry that "skills" tests will be instituted for applicants.
Soul-searching in San Bernardino County over school cops’ tactics and attitudes.
"The question is: Are we letting principals and parents deal with one set of kids and we call the police on another set of kids?" the president asked. "That's not the right thing to do,”
Some schools are wasting no time at reporting pupils, even very young pupils, to police and filing criminal complaints for classroom infractions. Those pupils reported are overwhelmingly of color, an investigation has found.