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Nearly a third of the children being held in migration-related detention across the world are in the US, the UN said Monday Nearly a third of the children being held in migration-related detention across the world are in the US, the UN said Monday Photo: US Immigration and Customs Enforcement / HO

Migrant families held in a US facility -- more than 103,000 children are detention in the country, the UN says Migrant families held in a US facility -- more than 103,000 children are detention in the country, the UN says Photo: DHS/ Office of the Inspector General / -

The author of the report has clarified that his figures do not represent the number of children currently in migration-related US detention, but the total number of children in migration-related US detention in 2015. Under these circumstances AFP is withdrawing its story.

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