Most migrant children at Long Beach Convention Center now reunited with family

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Monday, June 21, 2021
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At least 800 migrant children who were housed at the Long Beach Convention Center have been reunited with family members and only 100 now remain, officials say.

LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- Even more migrant children who were staying at the Long Beach Convention Shelter have been reunited with family.

According to the city of Long Beach, 800 kids are now back with family members.

Reunification process underway for migrant children at Long Beach Convention Center

As of Friday, just over 100 children remain at the convention center.

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia calls the reunification "incredible progress" and thanks a non-profit social justice firm for representing every child at the shelter.