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Connecticut Receives Migrant Children Separated From Parents At Southern Border

Connecticut Receives Migrant Children Separated From Parents At Southern Border

At least two children who were separated from their parents at the southern border have been brought or are in the process of being brought to Connecticut by a federal agency, according to a spokeswoman for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office.

Kelly Donnelly said Malloy’s office is working to find out if more migrant children have come to Connecticut under a program funded by the federal Department of Health and Human Services, which contracts with private agencies to resettle unaccompanied minors.

In recent weeks, President Donald Trump’s administration has separated thousands of children from their parents who were caught trying to cross the southern border illegally. The...

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