USA Update Migrant children: All 50 states are housing them, but not to the same degree

HHS revealed on Thursday the number of unaccompanied migrant children being housed in each state. Some public officials want them, while others want to send them back.

By , Staff writer

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From coast to coast, state and local politicians have been weighing in on whether their communities should play host to any of the 50,000-plus unaccompanied minors who have flooded across the US-Mexico border since October. Many are for it, citing humanitarian need, while others, often focusing on the potential financial burden, are vehemently opposed.