Last Thursday, a border guard agent driving the Rio Grande Valley found an immigrant child suffering. The distraught boy told authorities that the group he was traveling with had abandoned him.
Their interactions are recorded and the video shows a 10-year-old child crying, explaining that he wasn’t with his parents.Customs and Border Guard Told NBC News The boy was found on a country road near La Grulla, Texas, and he told the agent he fell asleep, and when he woke up, the rest of the group left. Boys immigrants from Nicaragua are safe, the Customs and Border Protection said, and will soon be transferred from the Border Guard facility to a shelter operated by the Department of Health and Human Services.
As of Monday, NBC News reported that as of Monday, approximately 19,000 unaccompanied migrant children were under the control of Health and Welfare Services and the Customs and Border Protection, many of which were overcrowded for more than 72 hours, as required by law. I am reporting that I must stay in a guard facility.Arriving at the southern border, poverty, crime, violence, and Abnormal weather.
President Biden said his administration’s policy was to keep most immigrants away at the border, except for minors, last month saying, “Only those who we can’t sit alone on the other side of Rio Grande. Helps children. ”There are some small children rescued along the southern border, including a 6-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl recently found in a rugged area near Jacamba, California. .. Their mother’s name and phone number were written on their arms, and they had a note with her contact information.
In a statement, Chief Patrol Agent Aaron Heitke said, “No one is conscientious about abandoning these little children, and those responsible for such smuggling cases will be prosecuted.” Said.
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