USA: Officials testify on protecting unaccompanied immigrant children

SOT, Jonathan White, US Department of Health and Human Services: «I would have to get back to you on whether anyone has lost their license to because that's a state question. We have absolutely removed every child from a facility where there was a credible allegation of abuse.» *MULTIPLE SHOTS AT SOURCE* Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, and Justice Department officials testified on... Еще efforts to protect unaccompanied immigrant children from human trafficking and abuse during a hearing in Washington DC on Thursday. Officials aired their concerns about reports of missing immigrant children, the vetting of child sponsors and immigration judge vacancies. «If a sponsor turns out to be a safety risk to a child despite the best efforts of the federal government to make sure that sponsor is well suited, « US Senator for New Hampshire Maggie Hassan said. «If that child isn't coming to school and the school knows a child supposed to be, the school can investigate,» Hassan added. «The school can save a child from abuse or neglect and trauma, but not if they don't know that the child is there.»

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