The Office of the Inspector General issued a memorandum Tuesday afternoon confirming VICE News’ findings about a lack of fingerprinting background checks for staff at the Tornillo facility housing migrant kids. OIG said they’d conducted a site visit and found conditions “posing substantial risks to children receiving care” there. OIG is in the midst of conducting inspections of 45 different facilities but the problems flagged at Tornillo with background checks were so significant they warranted this “early alert” memorandum.
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