Michael Garcia Bochenek


Michael Bochenek is the senior children’s rights counsel at Human Rights Watch. 

The evidence is consistent, and damning—children are being hurt. We don’t have to agree on the outcome in order to do the right thing. Read more

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Although its tactics have shifted, the Trump Administration’s assault on migrant children and families continues. Read more


No longer forcibly separating families at the border, the Trump Administration has merely changed the way children are harmed. Read more


A human rights activist gives an eyewitness account of sordid conditions in the border detention centers––conditions that persist despite the President's recent policy reversal. Read more