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DHS Secretary creates panel to examine best practices for families and children in CBP custody

  1. Date Announced

    Oct. 4, 2018

    DHS Secretary Nielsen tasks the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) with creating a CBP Families and Children Custody Panel. The panel will "provide findings and recommendations on the best practices from Federal, State, and local organizations regarding care for families and children in CBP custody." [ID #437]

    View Policy Document
  2. Effective Date of Change

    Oct. 4, 2018
  3. Subsequent Action

    April 16, 2019

    On April 16, 2019, the CBP Families and Child Care Panel issues a final emergency interim report.

    CBP Families and Children Care Panel Final Emergency Interim Report
  4. Subsequent Action

    May 3, 2019

    NGO letter responding to interim report.

    Expert Letter on HSAC Emergency Interim Report
  5. Subsequent Action

    November 14, 2019

    On November 14, 2019, the Panel issues a final report.

    CBP Families and Children Care Panel Final Report

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