U.S. has arrested 170 immigrants who tried to claim migrant children

By Kristina Cooke and Yeganeh Torbati

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. immigration authorities arrested 170 people between early July and late November who came forward to claim migrant children in government custody, according to official data released on Monday, a crackdown advocates say is discouraging relatives from volunteering to take in some of the 14,000 detained children. read more