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Migrant Children at Border are Still Being Separated from Relatives for Weeks Under Biden Administration

The Biden administration is still sheltering children separated from close family members in federal facilities for weeks on end—something immigrant advocates and attorneys had hoped the new administration would resolve by now.

Leah Chavla, a senior policy adviser at the Women’s Refugee Commission, a nonprofit that helps migrant children, said she has noticed a steady rise in the number of children arriving at the border with an adult other than their guardian and placed into federal custody.

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