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Families Divided

With contract set to expire, still no word on what's next for immigration center at Tornillo

After receiving several contract extensions, the tent city's operators say they want the government to find a long-term solution. But they also don't want to abandon the children held there.

Aerial view of the tent city at the Marcelino Serna Port of Entry in Tornillo on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. The shelter open…

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

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