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Report: U.S. may not know location of as many as 6,000 migrant children

Protests have errupted against the Trump administration's immigration policies. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

A McClatchy review of federal data suggests the Trump administration may have lost track of 6,000 unaccompanied migrant children, more than the 1,500 kids federal officials previously acknowledged.

Yes, but: The children are not actually lost, per federal officials. In many cases the children's location couldn't be determined because their sponsors hadn't returned phone calls from federal officials checking on them. (These are not the same as the migrant children who have been separated from their families under the administration's "zero tolerance" policy at the border.)