Dozens of Unaccompanied Afghan Children Evacuated to the U.S., Placed in Government Custody

Afghan refugees board a bus taking them to a processing center upon their arrival at Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Virginia, U.S., August 26, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

About three dozen unaccompanied Afghan children have been placed in U.S. government custody after being evacuated from Afghanistan during the hurried U.S. withdrawal in recent weeks, U.S. officials told Reuters.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Ted Hesson in Washington; Editing by Ross Colvin and Dan Grebler