- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Announces May 2019 Migration Statistics
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- Trump administration cancels English classes, soccer, legal aid for detained migrant children
- More than 40,800 unaccompanied children haveA been placed in HHS custody after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border this fiscal year, a 57 percent increase from last year that is putting the Office of Refugee Resettlement on track to care for the largest number of minors in the programa s history. Federal law requires Homeland Security to move unaccompanied minors from austere border jails to more child-appropriate shelters, and they must do so swiftly.Federal shelters had an overall average of 12,500 minors a mostly teenagers a nationwide during April, according to HHS. They stayed an average of 48 days while waiting for a case worker to place them with a sponsor, usually a relative. While they wait in the shelters, minors attend school, study math and English, and participate in extracurricular activities such as table tennis, soccer and other sports.