Border officials halt expulsions of 17 migrant children after being sued

Border officials halt expulsions of 17 migrant children after being sued

The Trump administration has agreed not to expel 17 children and parents who were previously held at a Texas hotel under an emergency declaration citing the coronavirus and will instead allow them to seek to remain in the US. The move comes days after The AP reported on the government’s secretive practice of detaining unaccompanied children in hotels before deporting them during the pandemic.

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"Though the government initially indicated that 17 unaccompanied minors were held at the McAllen hotel last week, it later told the lawyers for the migrants that only one was an unaccompanied minor, and the other 16 people were a mix of parents and their children, Gelernt said. It's not clear how many children were held at the hotel." It is amazing how much information they can fit into these articles, before briefly noting that they have no idea if any of it is accurate.

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