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

  1. 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 of Change

    June 12, 2018
  3. Subsequent Action

    March 31, 2019

    On March 31, 2019, federal immigration officials appear to have cleared out an enclosure under a bridge in El Paso where they were detaining hundreds of families of asylum seekers. Authorities have shifted some processing of migrants to another site on the other side of the bridge, using a military-style tent near an existing processing facility operated by Customs and Border Protection.

    Enforcement in El Paso
Status: Reported
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Border Detention
Agencies Affected: CBP DOD ORR

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Subsequent Action

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