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Leaked documents say hundreds of unaccompanied minors are being held at the US border for an average 107 hours, far longer than the legal limit

A US Customs and Border Protection agent stands guard on the US side of the US-Mexico border fence. PEDRO PARDO/AFP via Getty Images Sinéad Baker  businessinsider (https://www.businessinsider.com/us-border-hundreds-unaccompanied-minors-held-over-legal-limit-hhs-docs-reports-2021-3?utm_campaign=sf-bi-main&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&fbclid=IwAR3-_2NJ9iWNbrq1F1ExcUZj0auH_Gam4C9XIvA56CnAsgsHVrQW_4XXiRk) Unaccompanied minors are being held in CBP facilities for several days, reports citing leaked docs say. That length of time is higher than the legal limit of 72 hours. The Biden administration is scrambling with a surge in unaccompanied minors entering the US. See more stories on Insider’s business page. Hundreds of unaccompanied minors are being held in US bord...