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Families Divided

Trump administration makes site selection for tent city near El Paso to house immigrant children separated from parents

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services confirmed Thursday it has selected Tornillo as a site to house immigrant children separated from their parents under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy.

After being detained and released by law enforcement, an undocumented immigrant wears an ankle monitor at the Catholic Charities relief center in McAllen on April 6, 2018.

Families Divided

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