More than 10,000 unaccompanied minors stopped at the U.S.-Mexico border in the last two months

Article author: 
Bob Price
Article publisher: 
Daily Mail UK
Article date: 
14 December 2015
Article category: 
National News
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More than 10,000 unaccompanied minors stopped at the U.S.-Mexico border in the last two months

  • Total of 10,588 unaccompanied children crossed border in October and November
  • That's more than double the 5,129 who crossed during the same two months last year, US Border Patrol said
  • Number of family members crossing together has nearly tripled to 12,505
  • Officials plan to open at least three shelters - two in Texas and one in California - to accommodate unaccompanied minors
  • Border crossings have not reached levels of two summers ago, when a migrant surge prompted Texas officials to deploy National Guard ...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the Office of Refugee Resettlement has, out of an abundance of caution, begun a process to expand its temporary capacity to house unaccompanied children.

It said ORR expanded its temporary shelter for unaccompanied children from 7,900 beds to 8,400 in November...

The additional beds will enable the U.S. Health and Human Services Department to shelter up to 9,800 unaccompanied minors at a time...



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