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Immigration officials say a Bahamian girl who evacuated to Florida after Hurricane Dorian was transferred to the government’s custody because she arrived in the U.S. with an adult who was not a family member.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement Wednesday that officials “made multiple attempts” to contact her family after the child arrived in West Palm Beach with a person who was not a relative.

The article goes on to state the following:

The Miami Herald reported late Tuesday that Customs officials had separated 12-year-old Katyora Paul from “family” after she arrived in Florida from Nassau on Sunday.’

“The agency added that such actions were taken to ‘guard against child exploitation and human smuggling during uncertainties created by natural disasters and emergencies,Get the d’” BuzzFeed reported.

The Herald reports that Katyora traveled with her godmother after the family’s home flooded and its roof collapsed, according to the girl’s mother, Katty Paul.

Twitter erupted in outrage after the report, with users such as Alyssa Milano and 2020 Democratic candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren weighing in.

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