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Temporary immigration detention facilities to open in El Paso, Rio Grande Valley

Construction of the facilities, commonly referred to as a “tent cities” is a response to the ongoing crush of migrants, mainly from Central America, who continue to cross into Texas after traveling through Mexico.

Land being cleared outside the Border Patrol station headquarters in El Paso on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.

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