Original Date AnnouncedJune 21, 2018
Press reports that DOD, following a request from HHS, will prepare to temporarily house up to 20,000 unaccompanied immigrant children from July 2018 through end of year. In a letter to Congress, DOD confirms the plans. DOD will only be responsible for housing while HHS or contractors will be responsible for everything else (e.g. meals, supervision). [ID #334]Washington Post: DOD to house 20000 unaccompanied immigrant children
Effective DateJune 21, 2018
Biden Administration Action: ModifiedApril 30, 2021
2021.04.30 ORR Field Guidance #13, Emergency Intake Sites (EIS) Instructions and Standards
This Biden administration policy modifies the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.
On April 30, 2021, ORR issued field guidance delineating the standards for Emergency Intake Sites used to house unaccompanied minors.View Document