Sen. Hawley Demands Probe Into 85,000 Missing Unaccompanied Alien Children

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) has demanded the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigate the exploitation of thousands of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) who have been caught up in child smuggling and child labor operations.
Data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows that around 345,000 minors have come across the border unaccompanied since early 2021 when President Joe Biden took office. A New York Times report suggests that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has lost contact with 85,000 of these minors.
In a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray on Friday, Hawley blamed the Biden administration’s loosening of border protection policies for the situation….

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