The Trump administration’s online database of immigrants in detention was supposed to help the public search for potential criminals. But when it launched Wednesday, an immigration attorney noticed something unusual: babies.
Turns out, the system mistakenly included children in immigration custody, some as young as a few months.
A 3-year-old boy from El Salvador detained in Texas and a 4-year-old Guatemalan girl in Phoenix were among scores of children listed in the public system.
The database also included unaccompanied minors — children who came to the United States without their parents — who are currently held in group homes.
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