placements would be safe..."
worker discovered the child was not living at the address on file with HHS..."
caused by a tragic series of missteps or more systemic deficiencies in HHS’s UAC
placement process. Based on that investigation, the Subcommittee concludes that HHS’s policies and procedures are..."
UAC and an individual other than a parent, guardian, or close family member is unreliable and vulnerable to abuse."
sponsors is seeking custody of multiple unrelated children."
"HHS has failed to conduct adequate background checks."
"HHS does not adequately conduct home studies."
post-release services offered to the child—and even to bar contact between the child and an HHS care provider attempting to provide those services."
"Many UACs fail to appear at immigration proceedings."
"The causes of the surge of UACs are disputed, but all stakeholders, including HHS, agree that one reason UACs come to this country is that they are “brought into the United States by human trafficking rings.”