Last week, a frightened boy approached the Texas Border Patrol and asked agents for help. A 10-year-old Nicaraguan minor was sobbed at the border: “can you help me? It’s me who came with a group of people and they let me be abandoned”, report NBC News.
The video, recorded in the Rio Grande Valley on Thursday, showed the boy was frightened and said that he did not know where the immigrants traveling with him were. “Are you going with your parents?” the agent asked him. “Nobody, I’m a group of people” Secondary answer.
Apparently, the boy fell asleep, and when he woke up, he realized Left behind The group traveling with him. The minor went for help in horror: “I’m here for help. They may rob me, kidnap or other things. I’m afraid,” the minor sobbed.
The Border Patrol took him to one of their facilities and he will be transferred to the refugee settlement office of the Ministry of Health and Human Services.
The incident happened on Increased borders for unaccompanied minors, The conditions of escape in Central America and elsewhere. In March, unaccompanied children crossed the border, breaking a record.
Until Monday or so 19,000 unaccompanied migrant children Federal data show that they are in federal detention (US Health and Human Services and Customs and Border Protection).
The Biden government’s policy does not allow minors to be brought to the United States alone, but children are held at overcrowded borders, under harsh conditions, and detained at patrol stations, far exceeding the legal 72-hour limit.
President Joe Biden once said Seasonal increase in migrationHe also accused the Trump administration of ignoring Central America and the root causes of immigration problems to a certain extent, which he said was to dismantle the system of dealing with immigrants.