Migrant Teens Released From US Custody; Texas Tent City to Close

Posted on January 11, 2019 2:06 pm

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The U.S. government has moved out all the migrant teens who were living in a tent city in the Texas desert and is set to close it down, according to the organization running the facility. The temporary shelter became a controversial symbol of President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration. BCFS, a San Antonio nonprofit running the shelter for the U.S. government, said Friday that “there are no more children in Tornillo,” but did not say if they had all been released to sponsors or had been moved to other facilities. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) had