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Report: Trump administration considers Texas sites for tent cities for immigrant children

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is considering several Texas military bases as sites for tent cities to house thousands of immigrant children separated from their parents, per McClatchy.

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The Trump administration's “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which led to the separation of children from adults who crossed the border illegally, has fueled a national outcry. Sign up for our ongoing coverage. Send story ideas to

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El Paso area state lawmakers (left to right) Reps. César Blanco, Mary González, Joe Moody, Sen. José Rodríguez and Rep. Evelina Ortega hold a press conference stating their opposition to federal consideration of Ft. Bliss as a place to house immigrant children, on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.

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