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Almost 13,000 migrant children in federal custody: report

While loads of children separated from their folks on the border had been reunited, the U.S. is retaining almost 13,000 undocumented migrant kids, the New York Times reported Wednesday. According to information acquired by way of the Times, 12,800 kids have been in federal custody as of this month, essentially the most ever recorded and greater than five times the selection of kids held closing summer. The Times mentioned the massive build up is not because of more migrants, but as a result of federal government aren't freeing many kids to are living with families or sponsors. Most of the youngsters arrived on the border unaccompanied by way of their folks, the Times reported. Detention camps are mentioned to be round 90% capability, and government fear a brand new influx of migrants may overwhelm the prevailing device.

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