By Priscilla Alvarez, CNN
The Biden administration is rolling out a new program for migrant families released in the United States to track them as they go through expedited removal proceedings, including a move that would require them to remain under home confinement, according to multiple sources familiar with the plans.
The so-called Family Expedited Removal Administration (FERM) will place certain heads of households in an alternative to detention, such as a GPS ankle monitor, and subject them to curfews in four cities, Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed in a statement.
Families still have the opportunity to apply for asylum under the program and, if they qualify, go through the asylum process.
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