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Tornillo Tent City For Migrant Teens Is On The Verge Of Shutting Down

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune EL PASO — After more than six months of serving as a symbol of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies, the detention center for young migrants at Tornillo is on the brink of closing for … Continue reading

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Tornillo Facility For Migrant Kids Will Remain Open Into 2019, Federal Government Confirms

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune El PASO –The immigration detention center for undocumented migrant youth at Tornillo, Texas will remain open into next year, the federal Health and Human Services agency confirmed Thursday. The facility, which critics have called a … Continue reading

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Tornillo’s “Tent City” Now Holds 1,500 Migrant Children

By Sally Beauvais The children don’t go anywhere on the grounds unaccompanied. Boys sleep in groups of 20, in rows of insulated tents. In one, shelter Alpha 11, the tightly-made bunk beds are adorned with Halloween decorations. Nearby are shower … Continue reading

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