unaccompanied migrant children

Three Small Migrant Children Found on Texas Road near Border River

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents found three small migrant children abandoned by human smugglers on a road near the Rio Grande. The discovery comes amid a surge of migrant crossings in the sector where officials report a near 250 percent increase in apprehensions in the first quarter of the new fiscal year.

Del Rio Sector agents found three small migrant girls abandoned along the Rio Grande border with Mexico. (U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

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 …