‘Tent cities’ for migrant children reportedly cost much more than detaining families together

By June 20, 2018In the News

‘Tent cities’ for migrant children reportedly cost much more than detaining families together

Kevin Breuninger and Tucker Higgins, CNBC (June 20, 2018)

It reportedly costs $775 per person per night to keep the newly separated children of families who cross the U.S. border illegally in “tent cities. The per-person cost at certain detention centers that would keep families together is $298 per night, according to an agency estimate from 2014, NBC reported.

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