Details: The task force, which will be chaired by the secretary of homeland security, will first work to identify the children and families who have been separated, the officials said.

It will make recommendations to the president and federal agencies about how best to reunite the families.

The task force will also be required to the report regularly to the president and recommend steps to prevent family separation in the future.

The second order Biden will sign is aimed at addressing the root causes of irregular migration and reviewing the Trump administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols program, also known as the “Remain in Mexico,” program, according to the officials.