Hampered by the Pandemic: Unaccompanied Child Arrivals Increase as Earlier Preparedness Shortfalls Limit the Response

Hampered by the Pandemic: Unaccompanied Child Arrivals Increase as Earlier Preparedness Shortfalls Limit the Response

Mark Greenberg, MPI (March 2021)

This article discusses how shortfalls in preparedness resulted in overcrowding at U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities in the months of February and March when there was an increase in the number of unaccompanied child migrants entering the United States.