unaccompanied alien children

Biden Admin Nears 250K Unaccompanied Migrant Child Apprehensions

The number of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) crossing the border illegally since February 2021 stands at 243,850. In Fiscal Year 2020 under the previous administration, 34,126 UACs were encountered. The surge has resulted taxpayer costs exceeding $6 billion in 2021 alone.

A Mexican woman holds a doll next to children at the Paso Del Norte Port of Entry, in the US-Mexico border in Chihuahua state, Mexico on June 20, 2018. - US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would sign an executive order to keep migrant families together at the border …

30 Times Border Patrol Agents Rescued Migrant Children in 2021

U.S. policies and the failure to enforce laws have created strong pull factors which encourage migrants of all ages to risk the dangerous journey across the border. Barriers or walls in urban areas encourage those migrants to enter the U.S. in remote and dangerous places where those barriers or walls have not yet been built. Many of those migrants are children, and below are 30 times U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued them in 2021.

Texas Ranger carries a 6-month-old baby who was rescued after being thrown into the Rio Grande by Human Smugglers near Roma, Texas. (Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety)

DHS Mayorkas Stages Open-Borders Theater

President Joe Biden’s border chief, Alejandro Mayorkas is using the little-known “parole” side door in border law to bring legally deported migrants back for televised reunions with their left-behind, asylum-seeking children.

Mayorkas's Family Reunification Theatre

California Hosts Latest Unaccompanied Migrant Child Shelter

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials announced the opening of another Emergency Intake Site (EIS) to move the increasing numbers of unaccompanied children out of Customs and Border Protection custody. The move mirrors recent announcements by HHS

A sleeping area set up inside exhibit hall B of the Long Beach Convention Center, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Long Beach, Calif., where migrant children found at the U.S.-Mexico border without a parent will be temporarily housed. The beds are in pods of 30. The center is able to …