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Reports that military posts to be used to house detained unaccompanied minors

  1. Original Date Announced

    June 12, 2018

    News reports that Trump administration is looking to build tent cities at military posts around Texas to shelter the increasing number of unaccompanied migrant children being held in detention. [ID #329]

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  2. Effective Date

    June 12, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Reported
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Detention Border
Agencies Affected: ORR DOD CBP

Pre Trump-Era Policies

  • August 4, 2014 The Obama administration also used shelters on military bases to house unaccompanied minors following the 2014 surge in migrants from Central America. Go to article on

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