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Officials said the detained family will be held at hotels in the Phoenix metropolitan area along the southern border of the US.
Federal Senator Kirsten Sinima was told that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Service (ICE) would occupy the legislator’s office, “several hotels on the southwestern border including Chandler and Phoenix” in a statement.
Chandler is a Phoenix suburb located more than 150 miles north of the border.
ICE declined to identify the hotels or their locations, saying Endeavors Inc. announced only last month. Through a $ 86.9 million contract with, approximately 1,200 hotel beds will be available in Texas and Arizona. Migrant families will typically be detained for less than 72 hours for processing.
Under the contract, Endeavor – a company serving military veterans, disaster relief and migrant-related services – already has beds available in hotels southwest of San Antonio in Chandler and downtown El Paso and Cotulla, Texas. The first families to accommodate these hotels will arrive next Friday.
Sinima’s office said the Democratic senator spoke with Alejandro Mayorkas, secretary of Homeland Security, and that he would make him “responsible for protecting Arizona communities and ensuring fair and humane treatment of all migrants”.
Border Patrol found 52,904 families on the border with Mexico last month, compared to 19,286 in February and 3,455 in March 2020. Officials estimated a record number of families for the 12-month period ending on September 30, according to the contract with Endeavor. .
Only one of the three families found last month was swiftly removed from the United States under federal powers passed during the epidemic, which denied people the opportunity to seek asylum. Immigration authorities have released families with 6 children and their cases are being resolved.
Mexico has opposed welcoming Central American families with young children, most notably in the state of Tamulipas, the border with the Rio Grande Valley, Texas, the region with the most illegal crossings. The United States moves some families to other border cities – San Diego and El Paso, to drive them from there to Mexico.
To save time, Border Patrol has released migrant families – about 9,600 people on Tuesday, according to the US Rep. Henry Cuellar – without giving them notice to appear in court. However, he has been asked to report to an ICE office within 60 days.
The United States government is demanding more space to detain migrants arriving as a family and minors who have arrived alone. The Border Patrol raised around 19,000 children last month, unaccounted for by an adult relative, the highest on record.
The Department of Health and Human Services, which places unaccounted minors with “sponsors” – often parents and close relatives – has found space in convention centers, military bases and other large facilities. Los Angeles County officials said Friday that its fair grounds would be used temporarily for about 2,500 children who arrived without an adult.
The Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, a frequent critic of Biden, asked the government to close a detention center for minors set up at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, alleging that they do not get enough food and their There is no care for teenagers. In the shower of boys.
White House press secretary Jane Saki said Friday that the government “takes the safety and well-being of children in our care very seriously” and that officials should investigate Abbott’s claims, but at this moment “we have no request for you Aadhaar is not “to turn off the facility.
Only one of the three families found last month was swiftly removed from the United States under federal powers passed during the epidemic, which denied people the opportunity to seek asylum.
Immigration authorities have released 6 families with children and their cases are being settled.
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Mexico has opposed welcoming Central American families with young children, particularly in Tamulipas, the region with the most illegal crossings. The United States instigated some families to other border cities to drive them out of Mexico.