New Horizon Coverage
Taxpayers paid millions for migrant kids' shelters that never opened, investigation finds
A bipartisan U.S. Senate committee this week concluded that the federal government's failed oversight of a program to shelter unaccompanied migrant children cost taxpayers $32 million for several planned facilities that will never open, including one in North Carolina.
After losing federal grant to house migrant children, NC group home sues state health regulators
The North Carolina group home company that lost a multi-million-dollar federal grant to house migrant children after it failed to secure proper licensing is suing the state health department in federal court, accusing the agency of "outrageous violations" of the company's rights that ultimately led to millions of dollars in monetary losses.
Unlicensed company awarded grant to house migrant children must repay $3M, feds say
Federal officials are demanding a North Carolina group home repay more than $3 million in taxpayer money originally awarded to the company last year to house migrant children separated from their families.
Lawmakers demand answers over troubled company's $4M grant to house migrant kids
Democratic U.S. House members want to know how an unlicensed North Carolina group home operator won a multi-million federal grant to house migrant children, barely a year after one of the company's facilities was shut down over abuse and neglect allegations.
Judge upholds state's decision to remove children from problematic Robeson group home
A judge has upheld a decision by state regulators to abruptly shut down a residential mental health facility for children last year amid allegations of abuse and neglect, saying staff at the group home "failed miserably" to treat and care for the boys in their custody.
State denies license for company that wants to house migrant children in NC
The state has denied a key license to a company that hopes to house dozens of migrant children in Scotland County, further endangering the group's hold on a $3.9 million federal grant. The denial was expected, and it can be appealed.
Unlicensed NC company with troubled history gets $4M to house migrant children
Federal officials awarded millions in grant money to a little-known, unlicensed group home in southeastern North Carolina, which plans to house 72 unaccompanied migrant children in a former nursing home.
Questions mount over grant to bring migrant children to unlicensed NC group home
WRAL Investigates examined the details of a federal grant to house migrant children in North Carolina, awarded to an unlicensed, little-known group home with a history of abuse and neglect allegations.