US border chief set to resign amid controversy over conditions migrant children are living in

Clark Mindock

The acting chief of US Customs and Border Protection, John Sanders, is expected to step down from his post in the coming weeks, amid public outrage over the treatment of migrant children in American facilities.

The resignation was first reported by the New York Times, and comes just after it was announced that more than 100 children were set to be returned to a Texas detention centre where lawyers described squalid living conditions.

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