Attorneys tasked with reuniting migrant households separated throughout the Trump administration mentioned in a federal court docket submitting late Wednesday that they’ve lately contacted the dad and mom of 61 extra youngsters, NBC News reports.
The submitting within the Southern District of California exhibits that the variety of identified separated youngsters whose dad and mom have but to be reached by the professional bono attorneys, often called the steering committee, has dropped from 506 to 445. The committee points periodic reviews on its progress to the federal decide overseeing the reunification course of.
In late February, the steering committee introduced it had found the parents of 105 children since mid-January, bringing the variety of youngsters whose dad and mom had not been contacted down from 611 to 506.
The steering committee started their work beneath the Trump administration and have been persevering with to contact households whereas the Biden family reunification task force is constructing its own database of probably separated households.