Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
The ORR UAC grantees that have received single-source program expansion supplements are:
The expansion supplement grants will support the expansion of bed capacity to meet the number of unaccompanied alien children referrals from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The funding program is mandated by Section 462 of the Homeland Security Act to ensure appropriate placement of all referrals from the DHS. The program is tied to DHS apprehension strategies and a sporadic number of border crossers.
Section 462 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Pub. L. 6 U.S.C. 279(b) (A)-(J) and Section 235 (a)(5)(C) of the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, Pub. L. 110-457, (8 U.S.C. 1232), gives the ORR statutory authority to ensure the appropriate placement of all DHS UAC referrals within specified timeframes and