The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is exempting unaccompanied noncitizen children (UC) from the Order Suspending the Right to Introduce Certain Persons from Countries Where a Quarantinable Communicable Disease Exists, issued on October 13, 2020 (October Order).
The Order published here in today’s Federal Register, took effect on July 16.
In the Order CDC finds “appropriate infrastructure in place to protect the children, caregivers, and local communities from elevated risk of COVID–19 transmission as a result of the introduction of UCs, and U.S. healthcare resources are not significantly impacted by providing UC necessary care. CDC adopted these findings despite its simultaneous alerts to schools and the public generally about the need for tighter protocols to protect children given rising infection rates among children and teens. See here. The Order highlights the challenges the Biden Administration immigration policy creates for CDC COVID containment.
CDC believes the
COVID–19-related public health concerns associated with UC introduction can be adequately addressed without the UC being subject to the October Order, thereby permitting the government to better address the humanitarian challenges for these children.
Based on these findings, CDC is fully excepting UC from the October Order, and the Notice regarding the temporary exception of UC published February 17, 2021 is hereby superseded.
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