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John Kelly joins unaccompanied migrant children shelter board

John Kelly joins unaccompanied migrant children shelter board

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Former White House chief of staff John Kelly has joined the board of directors for a company that operates shelters for undocumented migrant children. Kelly was a top aide to President Donald Trump when he enacted his “zero-tolerance” policy at the border which forced the separation of some 2,700 children from their families in a matter of weeks and sent them to privately run shelters across the U.S. The Trump administration has since abandoned forced family separations and reunited almost all of those families under a court order. But the government says some 12,650 children remain in shelters as of this week – mostly older children and teens who arrived at the border alone and are waiting to be placed with sponsors. Caliburn International, the parent company of Comprehensive Health Services – which oversees one of the largest shelters for migrant children – announced Friday that Kelly would join the board with several other retired military brass. CBS News first reported the…
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