According to an unpublished report by DHS IG report is the government’s first attempt to autopsy the chaos produced between May 5 and June 20, when President Trump abruptly halted the separations under mounting pressure.
The DHS Office
Many of those children were put in chain-link holding pens
(They) held at least 564 children longer than they were supposed to, according to the report. Officials in the El Paso sector held 297
U.S. officials were forced to share minors’ files on Word documents sent as email attachments because the government’s internal
And this is where human trafficking comes swooping in:
Border Patrol does not provide pre-verbal children with wrist bracelets or other means of identification, nor does Border Patrol fingerprint or photograph most children during processing to
On June 23, three days after the executive order halting the separations, DHS announced it had developed a “central database” with HHS containing location information for separated parents and minors
🚨Inspectors said they continue to
IG's report also found that CBP restricted the flow of asylum seekers at legal ports of entry and may have inadvertently prompted them to cross illegally.
At one border crossing, the inspection team saw CBP attempt to increase its detention space by “converting former offices into makeshift hold rooms.”
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