HHS drops interest in housing unaccompanied minors in Arkansas town

March 8, 2017
In The News

The Department released a statement reading:

"As you know, the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) at HHS isidentifying capacity, should it need to expand, to provide shelter for unaccompaniedchildren referred to its care by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).Aggressive management of shelter capacity is a prudent step to ensure that ORRis able to meet its responsibility, by law, to provide shelter forUnaccompanied Children so that the US Border Patrol can continue its vitalnational security mission to prevent illegal migration, trafficking, andprotect the borders of the United States."

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