DHS: Growing trend of migrant children abandoned at border
The Texas Department of Public Safety rescued two abandoned migrant children at the southern border in Eagle Pass, Texas, amid a spike in unaccompanied children being sent over the border.
The Texas DPS found a note on the migrant children with an Alabama address on it.
Migrant families who fear deportation often send their children to the border alone knowing they will most likely be let into the country.
But the growing trend of smugglers leaving children at the border as soon as they reach the U.S. has federal officials concerned, given...