U.S. Flight with Deported Brazilians Arrives in Brazil with 90 Minors

Federal Police investigate circumstances in which children left Brazilian territory


Brazil received this Wednesday (26) a flight with 211 Brazilians deported from the US, 90 of them minors – including children up to 10 years old.

The number of minors sent back to the country is unprecedented in this type of operation, intensified under Donald Trump and maintained by the administration of Joe Biden.

The flight departed from the state of Arizona and arrived at Confins airport (MG). It is the second group of deportees to land in the country this year, according to the Federal Police.

The police informed that it is investigating the circumstances in which the children left Brazilian territory and the conditions to which they were submitted in the process of entering the US.

According to interlocutors who follow the case, it is known that the children were accompanied by their parents.

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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