Official Who Oversaw Migrant Children Leaving HHS (1)

May 29, 2019, 2:20 PM; Updated: May 29, 2019, 4:42 PM

The head of the government office charged with sheltering children who were separated from their parents after being brought into the U.S. is leaving the Trump administration June 7, the Health and Human Services Department said in a tweet.

Scott Lloyd, who headed the HHS Office of Refugee Resettlement, had been the public face of the HHS’s part in the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy that led to children being separated from their parents at the southern U.S. border. He also worked to prevent several undocumented teens from getting abortions in his time at the department.

Lloyd moved in ...

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