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John Kelly Joins Board of Company that Detains Migrant Children

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Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has joined the board of the company that operates the largest shelter for unaccompanied migrant children in the country, the company announced Friday.

The company, Caliburn International, owns Comprehensive Health Services Inc, which operates a massive shelter in Homestead, Florida—a facility Congressional Democrats have described as keeping children in “prison-like” conditions.

It seems that Kelly, as a former White House official, would not be prevented from sitting on the company’s board under current White House ethics rules, but he is still not allowed to try to influence government........

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