Villaraigosa says he didn’t know of code violations and would have fixed problems if he did. “Looks like shit,” neighbor says.
Children and teenagers were kicked, yelled at, forced to drink from toilets, and denied food and medical care, according to a complaint filed today.
Documents obtained by BuzzFeed contain allegations that immigration officials physically mistreated or threatened some unaccompanied minors caught crossing the border. The reports do not say if the allegations were substantiated.
President says FEMA will coordinate response. Advocates say children are fleeing violence and poverty in Central America.