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June 10, 2021

TODAY @ 2PM: Congressional Hearing on Unaccompanied Children at the Border and the Federal Response

(WASHINGTON) – Today at 2pm, the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations, chaired by Rep. Nanette Barragán (D-CA), will hold a virtual hearing with Federal stakeholders regarding unaccompanied children at the border. This hearing will examine the Administration’s actions to assist and care for unaccompanied children arriving at the border, as well as their strategy to address the root causes of children traveling to the border. 

This virtual hearing will be streamed live on YouTube and on our website.

Event details:

WHAT: Subcommittee Hearing: Unaccompanied Children at the Border: Federal Response and the Way Forward

WHEN: Thursday, June 10 @ 2:00 pm EDT


  • Mr. David Shahoulian, Assistant Secretary, Border Security and Immigration, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. Benjamine Huffman, Executive Assistant Commissioner, Enterprise Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Ms. Katherine D. Dueholm, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State
  • Mr. Patrick J. Lechleitner, Acting Executive Associate Director, Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (minority witness)

Updated info and livestream available here.

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