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dozens of these disturbing art installations popped up across New York City Wednesday stopping some pedestrians in their tracks the eerie cages holding mannequins are part of the new kids in cages campaign which organizer say is focused on drawing attention to the immigration crackdown at the U. S. Mexico border this comes after the trump administration implemented a zero tolerance policy last year and we will promptly DG to criminally prosecute and jail all illegal border crossers images of children in cages at US detention facility is sparked outrage across the country and the policy was reversed , but many children still remain separated according to an April court filing the US government said it could take up to two years to identify potentially thousands of children separated from their parents at the border the activists street art also sheds light on the poor living conditions for migrants at the border where at least six miners have died while in US custody or shortly after being released within the past year these installations are disappearing almost as quickly as they popped up with New York police dismantling them