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HHS Records Unaccompanied Alien Children FY 2014- pg 75

HHS Records Unaccompanied Alien Children FY 2014- pg 75

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Date Created:July 9, 2018

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that anyone tried leaving they could possibly killed. Youth was not sure the rumors were true, but feared for his
safety. indicated that would have pay the people charge for his meal. two separate occasions had call
his uncle send him money could pay them for his meals. People charge the bodega would keep large portion the money, fee for the inconvenience going get the money for the youth. Youth indicated they would often
give him little money back and sometimes would days without eating because could not afford buy food.
indicated that once went four days without food and was only given water drink. Youth did not want call his family
for more money because knew the people charge would keep most for themselves. was informed the
people charge that was not safe for him leave due high immigration patrol the border. Youth was finally given
permission leave the bodega August 2014 and was then that finally made his journey the United States.
Client not sure why spent many days the bodega and uncertain his uncle owes any money for his journey.
Youth indicated that they never physically abused him; however, they would often say belittling and disrespectful
comments the youth. Youth indicated never told his uncle his family home country about the living conditions
the bodega did not want worry them. Youth did not express any concerns regarding his safety under his uncle
care and hopeful for his future the United States. Youth not currently exhibiting any symptoms trauma associated
with his stay the bodega. However, youth does report some mild symptoms trauma associated with separate
incident home country.
Incident Type: Allegations Abuse Program Staff Inappropriate Behavior
Facility: SWK Combes
Date the Incident: 08/10/14
Date the Incident Reported ORR: 08/11/14
Summary SIR:
Youth care worker
stated that youth
approached her and asked she knew what happened
while she was out. Youth
began saying there are things going with
that staff does not
know about. YCW
then asked youth tell her what knows for the safety
spoke about
allegation regarding YCW
and youth
also said was south side with both
and that
told him dayroom because she needed talk
alone. Youth
also mentioned while passing through room saw
crying and staff
hugging him and
overhear conversation between them and said heard, this not right between us. Youth
said other youths
knew about this too naming,
Youth was then asked YCW wanted
speak the Shift Leader and declined.
notified her immediate supervisor the time and proper
documentation was completed concerning incident.
Incident Type: Allegations Abuse Program Staff Inappropriate Behavior
Facility: BCFS Baytown
Date the Incident: 08/08/14
Date the Incident Reported ORR: 08/08/14
Summary SIR:
Case manager asked sponsor anyone contacted him asking for money for the release
his brother, client the conversation, was discovered that Mr.
who was the initial sponsor for the child stated that she had faxed blank check with her signature along with copy her passport and resident card proof address and upon
that she does not recall the name the shelter, but does recall that the shelter was Texas. She reported was the first
shelter the child was placed at.
reported that
asked her have $1000.00 her bank account
guarantee for the release the minor and that she would receive the money back the end the year. She also stated
that sending the signed check would ensure that she can demonstrate the government that she can care for the minor
stated that she faxed over copy the blank check containing her signature which she reports was
never cashed. Lead case manager called verify the information reported the case manager and
that same information however, she reports that she was not charged the money because the money was never withdrawn
from her account. search was completed regarding client previous placement and the first placement was Southwest
Key, Antigua and the case manager assigned was
Incident Type: Suspected Smuggling/Trafficking
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