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Reported: ICE begins fingerprinting unaccompanied children age 14 and over in ORR facilities

  1. Original Date Announced

    February 5, 2020

    ICE issues guidance to juvenile coordinators to identify and collect fingerprints on unaccompanied children (UACs) in ORR facilities who are age 14 or older, purportedly to prevent trafficking and reduce misidentification. [ID #449]

    Buzzfeed News: ICE Is Now Fingerprinting Immigrants As Young As 14 Years Old

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Reported
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Interior Minors
Agencies Affected: ORR ICE USCIS

Associated or Derivative Policies


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