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Spokesman: 5 Immigrant Children Sent To Alaska

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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says five unaccompanied immigrant children have been sent to Alaska.

Kenneth Wolfe did not respond to additional questions sent by email. The voicemail box on his cell phone was full.

Wolfe said the children were sent to sponsors in Alaska between Jan. 1 and July 7.

This year, the federal government has placed as many as 30,000 minors who have crossed the border illegally with sponsors across the country.

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