Video of 10-year-old boy asking border police for help spread all over the world
This 10-year-old boy from Nicaragua Abandoned in U.S. border According to the “Border Patrol”, he was undergoing a physical examination at the detention center in Donna, Texas.
According to local media reports, the authorities have contacted his family.
Last Thursday, an agent of a boy spotted the boy. Border Patrol, On a rural road near La Grulla, 50 kilometers west of McAllen.
Video of the little boy asking Border police It has become all the rage on social media and has spread all over the world.
The patrol explained in a statement that the ten-year-old boy “is Upset and crying“Because when he woke up, he realized that the immigrants traveling with him had abandoned him.”
The minor was taken to the detention center of the prison. Donna’s Border Patrol According to the San Antonio TV station KTSA, the authorities contacted his family.
The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) statement stated that the child is undergoing a physical examination.
The border police said, “This situation is common because smugglers continue to abandon children in desolate areas, regardless of their living conditions.”
Customs and Border Protection asks those who are considering Enter the U.S. illegally They “do not believe” the “human smugglers” who encourage them to do so, and then “endanger the most vulnerable people.”
The administration of President Joe Biden continued to implement the policies of its predecessor, Donald Trump, according to which adult immigrants and family groups arriving at the border were deported to Mexico.
But the Biden administration adopted a different policy for unaccompanied minors and gave them Temporary shelter At the same time find their family.
The CBP Detention Center-where minors cannot stay for more than 72 hours-and the sanctuary supervised by the Ministry of Health currently has more than 20,000 minors detained.