Biden admin placed unaccompanied immigrant children in 'unregulated and unsafe' living conditions: Report

Biden admin placed unaccompanied immigrant children in ‘unregulated and unsafe’ living conditions: Report


The Biden administration placed unaccompanied immigrant minors in homes that were not deemed safe by caseworkers, according to a Monday report from the Wall Street Journal.

The news outlet found that the administration “repeatedly overrode the concerns of lower-level workers,” placing children with guardians who had previously been rejected.

In the first eight months of fiscal year 2024, there were more than 83,000 unaccompanied minor encounters nationwide, according to Customs and Border Protection data.

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Two sources told the WSJ that emergency shelter caseworkers under the Biden administration have been instructed to place children in a home within 10 to 14 days.

As a result of the pressure to move children through the system as quickly as possible, some minors were placed in homes with ties to criminal activity, the

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