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Administration addresses shortage for migrant teenagers

New emergency sites opened for migrants. Vetting procedures waived for caregivers.

Where: US Border

The Facts

▪ The Biden administration has done away with FBI fingerprint background checks of caregivers at its quickly expanding network of emergency sites to house immigrant teenagers.

▪ The officials will open eight new emergency sites across the Southwest, increasing the beds by 15,000.

▪ Former Pres. Trump has blamed Biden for the huge surge in migrants, criticizing him for undoing some of his border policies.

▪ Republican senators have visited the border facilities and expressed shock at the overcrowding.

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