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Detention center for immigrant children in West Texas will remain open through mid-September

The immigration detention facility for undocumented immigrant minors in Tornillo will remain open another month, officials confirmed Friday.

Immigrant children are led by staff in single file between tents at a detention facility next to the Mexican border in Tornillo on June 18, 2018.

Families Divided

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 tips@texastribune.org.

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