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Acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resigns

20 days ago   |   By ABC

John Sanders, the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is stepping down amid outrage over his agency's treatment of detained migrant children.
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Acting US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner to leave

Acting US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner to leave

20 days ago   |   By WBALTV

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders is resigning, effective July 5.
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Acting U.S. Border Chief Resigns Amid Outrage Over Agency's Treatment of Migrant Children

20 days ago   |   By Time

The acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection says he's stepping down amid outrage over his agency's treatment of detained migrant children.
John Sanders said in a message to CBP employees Tuesday that he would resign on July 5.
CBP is the agency that apprehends and first detains migrant parents and children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Lawyers who visited CBP facilities last week described squalid conditions: inadequate food, lack of medical care, and children trying to care for toddlers.
Six children have died since late last year after being detained by CBP.
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Acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner says he's stepping down amid outrage over detention conditions

20 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner says he's stepping down amid outrage over detention conditions.
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Trump's border protection chief to resign

Trump's border protection chief to resign

20 days ago   |   By Politico

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders is resigning amid heightened scrutiny over the administration's treatment of migrant children detained in facilities along the southern border. Sanders' exit, which he confirmed Tuesday in an email to CBP employees, marks the latest high-profile departure at President Donald Trump's Department of Homeland Security. It creates a new leadership vacuum atop the nation's chief border enforcement agency as it struggles to quell a surge in Central American migrants entering the U.S. through Mexico. “As some of you are aware...
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John Sanders steps down as acting chief of Customs and Border Protection

John Sanders steps down as acting chief of Customs and Border Protection

20 days ago   |   By New York Post

The acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection will step down next week in the wake of reports that detained migrant children are being housed in squalid and unsafe conditions. News of John Sanders resignation comes as the agency returned more than 100 children to a remote border patrol station in Clint, Texas. Sanders' last...
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