Foster Parents Say They Were Forced to Break Up Family after Non-Profit Took Home to Accommodate Migrant Children

An asylum-seeking migrant child holds her father’s hand while waiting to be transported by the U.S. Border Patrols after crossing the Rio Grande river into the United States in La Joya, Texas, March 26, 2021. (Go Nakamura/Reuters)

A foster family in Washington state says they were told to vacate their home by the non-profit organization that provided it, in order to make space for housing unaccompanied migrant children.

Friends of Youth, a non-profit that provides services to homeless and foster children, told Edmundo Serena Sanchez and his wife Paual to vacate their home in Renton, Wash., King 5, a Seattle-area NBC affiliate, first reported.

In an interview with National Review, Serena Sanchez said the couple was forced to send three of their foster children to other families because they were not able to find a suitable home by the

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Zachary Evans is a news writer for National Review Online. He is a veteran of the Israeli Defense Forces and a trained violist.


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