Jason Piccolo is a Department of Homeland Security whistleblower. He blew the whistle in 2015 on the review practices for potential sponsors of unaccompanied alien children. Some children were being placed with sponsors with violent criminal histories. Senator Chuck Grassley sent a letter to DHS regarding Piccolo’s allegations. Piccolo’s efforts caused DHS to make changes to its process and procedures of vetting sponsors.
Obama Administration Allegedly Releasing Unaccompanied Minors into Criminals’ Custody
Finally, the government has taken steps to stop releasing unaccompanied minors to criminals and traffickers
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