HARRISBURG. various facilities in Pennsylvania and other states.
Republican governors in several states this year opposed the practice and sought to stop it in their states.
Barletta, a Republican vying for the party’s nomination in a major primary field, said he would block it if the state didn’t know the minor’s medical and criminal history, but people must be 17 years or younger to participate in the resettlement program.
“It stopped when I was governor of Pennsylvania because I also realized how dangerous and risky it is to bring people into our schools without knowing their background,” Barletta said in a statement. an interview.
Barretta pointed to a new platform unveiled by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis as something he’s endorsing.
One aspect is the law that prohibits state and local agencies from doing business with “any private organization that facilitates the resettlement of illegal aliens” from the southern border.
Another rule prohibits the licensing of agencies that provide services to unaccompanied immigrant children unless approved by the state.
In recent days, the US Department of Health and Human Services has brought immigrant children into Wilkes-Barre-Scranton International Airport, prompting an outcry from Barletta.
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