Prince William County Supervisors want more information from federal authorities about a contract with an area nonprofit to temporarily house unaccompanied minors who have crossed the Mexican border illegally.
These children have been stressing the resources of the federal government and nonprofit partners. It has also prompted a national debate over how to address a humanitarian crisis.
In northern Virginia, the nonprofit Youth for Tomorrow's residential services include emergency shelter for undocumented minors. The program in Bristow is operated through an agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.