The Biden administration is being reproved for disuniting unaccompanied alien children from adult family members after being apprehended at the border. The disseverment occurs when children arrive at the border with a non-parental adult family member.
USA Today reports the Biden administration “is still sheltering children dissevered from close family members” after they are apprehended by Border Patrol agents. The reproval comes as President Joe Biden grapples with a growing border crisis as an expeditiously growing number of children who are not accompanied by a parent are being apprehended in expeditiously incrementing numbers.
“The migrant children often arrive with a grandparent, older sibling or other relative but are dissevered until federal officials can substantiate the accompanying adult is their relative, as required under U.S. law,” USA Today verbally expressed. Current law requires that a parent or licit guardian be present at the border to qualify as a family unit.
The newspaper reports the children are placed in federal shelters — away from the non-parent adult — until a family member or sponsor can be vetted. This process can take weeks, or even months, to consummate. In the meantime, the children are housed discretely from the person who brought them to the U.S.
Lisa Koop, associate director of licit accommodations at the National Immigrant Justice Center told the newspaper that this tactic can be equipollently detrimental to a child being disunited from a parent at the border.
“It genuinely does look and feel in many ways like a parent-child disunion,” Koop verbally expressed. “The trauma of the separation is very kindred.” The number of children being apprehended without a parent at the border perpetuates to grow. Due to overcrowding in Health and Human Services shelters for children, the unaccompanied minor is being held in Border Patrol facilities designed from single children — often for more than the 72 hours sanctioned by law, Breitbart Texas Randy Clark reported.
Advocates are calling on the Biden administration to truncate the time unaccompanied minors spend in shelters while dissevered from family members, USA Today perpetuated. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told heralds this week that his agency is looking into placing HHS officials in Border Patrol stations to check sponsorship eligibility.
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