The facility has a military discipline to the schedule and movements of children. They must wear ID badges with barcodes that are scanned whoever they go. Services and basic supplies are accessible only through various request forms.
What adult – let alone a child – would want to report sexual abuse when they are in an open-air cubicle with people five feet away playing ping pong?
The children in Homestead should be in small-care settings, and released as soon as possible to their sponsors.
Those with sponsors should be released immediately.