Northwest Received Few Children From Border Surge

PORTLAND, OR — Federal officials said a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America have been sent to Oregon, Washington state and Idaho over the past six months.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said 50 immigrant children were released to sponsors in Oregon, 211 in Washington state, and 8 in Idaho between January 1st and July 7th.  Sponsors can include relatives, family friends or foster parents.

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