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More Than 2,000 March In Tornillo To Protest Family Separation At The Border

By Sally Beauvais, Carlos Morales, and Diana Nguyen A crowd of more than 2,000 gathered at a border crossing in Tornillo, Texas early Father’s Day to protest the separation of children and parents who enter into the U.S. illegally. The … Continue reading

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State Representative Expects Nearly 300 Migrant Children at Tornillo Shelter by End of Friday

By Diana Nguyen On June 14, the Department of Health and Human Services confirmed that Tornillo – a town 20 miles southeast of El Paso – would become a shelter for migrant children. We spoke with State representative Mary González about … Continue reading

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Tornillo Port of Entry Will Become Temporary Shelter For Immigrant Minors

By Carlos Morales The Department of Health and Human Services confirmed today that the port of entry in Tornillo, Texas — just outside of El Paso — will now be the site of a temporary shelter for migrant minors. The … Continue reading

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Borderland Exodus: Towns On Path Of Proposed Mexican Pipelines Suffer Rash Of Violence

GUADALUPE, Chihuahua — People living in the Juárez Valley southeast of Ciudad Juárez  and El Paso, Texas allege that land speculators preparing for the start of oil and gas production have spurred a land grab that’s forced what some claim … Continue reading

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New Tornillo Port of Entry Opens as Construction Continues

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Monday the opening of a new international border crossing near the small border town of Tornillo, TX. Construction on the new, six-lane port of entry has been underway since July of 2011, when … Continue reading

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