Panel Gives DHS Checklist to Manage Surge of Family Migration

On October 4, 2018, then-Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen asked the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) to examine the care of families and children in the temporary custody of Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

The HSAC, an executive-branch committee formed by a 2002 executive order, created a CBP Family and Child Custody Panel as a subcommittee of the HSAC to “provide findings and recommendations on the best practices of other federal, state and local...