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US Pays Some Sponsors' Travel to Pick Up Migrant Kids

Posted on AllSides April 22nd, 2021
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The U.S. government is paying costs of travel for some adult sponsors going to shelters to pick up unaccompanied migrant children seeking asylum at the border, a Department of Health and Human Services agency spokesperson confirmed to Axios.

Paying for the child’s travel is a "normal part of the unaccompanied children program's operations," the Administration for Children and Families’ communications office told Axios in a statement. The authorization was updated on March 22, providing that government funds can also be used for the transportation of sponsors.

The updated authorization came...

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