Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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CBS News reports that the Biden administration yesterday made thousands of Central American immigrants in the United States eligible to petition for their children to lawfully come to the country.
Shortly after taking office, President Biden ordered officials to revive the Obama-era Central American Minors program, which allowed certain at-risk children in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador to come to the United States. as long as their parents had secured legal status in the country.
Here is the Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the Expansion of Access to the Central American Minors Program.