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Family Reunification Task Force - Translations

The Biden-Harris Administration is committed to the safe reunification of families that were unjustly separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Task Force is identifying and implementing comprehensive strategies that will bring families back together and ensure that the children and parents who were intentionally separated from each other are provided support.

Family Reunification Task Force

Family Reunification Task Force

The Biden-Harris Administration is committed to the safe reunification of families that were unjustly separated at the U.S. Mexico border.

Family Unit Actions Reports

The Department issues a monthly report documenting when and where all family separations occur and details of the minors and parents.

DHS to Host Press Conference on Changes to Flores Ruling

At 9:30 AM ET on August 21st, the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Kevin K. McAleenan, will host a press conference at U.S. Customs and Border Protection headquarters regarding upcoming changes to the Flores ruling. The Acting Secretary will provide remarks on the changes and then take questions from members of the media.

Fact Sheet: Zero-Tolerance Prosecution and Family Reunification

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) have a process established to ensure that family members know the location of their children and have regular communication after separation to ensure that those adults who are subject to removal are reunited with their children for the purposes of removal. The United States government knows the location of all children in its custody and is working to reunite them with their families.

CRCL is Experiencing a High Volume of Calls

The DHS Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) has received an extraordinarily large volume of calls regarding the administration’s zero-tolerance policy.  We are working diligently to document every contact we receive and are attempting to keep our voice mailbox clear for additional messages.

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