Trump official in charge of stolen children best known for blocking detained teens’ abortion access
Remember the Trump administration official who made it his business to try to personally block immigrant women from getting abortions? That guy, Scott Lloyd, is in charge of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which is responsible for the children who the Trump administration has stolen from their parents. So let’s revisit who Scott Lloyd is.
Lloyd has no background whatsoever in child welfare or refugee resettlement. Again, this is the person Donald Trump has put in charge of refugee resettlement. Including thousands of traumatized children whose trauma is a result of Trump administration policy. Mostly, Lloyd is an anti-abortion activist whose “most relevant work was on behalf of Christians persecuted by ISIS during his time as an attorney in the Knights of Columbus public policy office in Washington.”
How’s he responding to the sudden influx of stolen, terrified children under his department’s responsibility? We don’t know, because:
Lloyd hasn’t been heard from publicly since he spoke on a United Nations panel in April about his desire to create stricter standards for accepting unaccompanied minors who cross the border into the federally run shelters.