I am deeply troubled by media reports of sexual abuse at facilities holding unaccompanied children. I urge @POTUS to take action immediately to keep these vulnerable children safe. https://www.foxnews.com/politics/1300-migrant-children-held-coliseum-sexual-assault-claimed
More than 1,300 migrant children are being held at coliseum where sexual abuse is alleged
The number of migrant children being detained at a facility in San Antonio, Texas, has nearly tripled in less than two weeks, as state and federal agencies have received complaints of abuse taking...https://www.foxnews.com/politics/1300-migrant-children-held-coliseum-sexual-assault-claimed
Since 2015, I have issued 3 reports & held 3 hearings to highlight our bipartisan findings about DHS and HHS failures to appropriately care for these children.
In March I sent a bipartisan letter to DHS & HHS highlighting recommendations for best practices generated by these oversight investigations. These are not being followed.
As the Ranking Member of #HSGAC, I’ll continue to work w my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to keep these vulnerable children safe.