Trump Administration to Nearly Double Size of Detention Center for Migrant Teenagers

Trump Administration to Nearly Double Size of Detention Center for Migrant Teenagers

Miriam Jordan, The New York Times (January 15th, 2019)

The federal government said this week it had effectively closed a teeming tent city for migrant children on the Texas border, a facility that opponents of the Trump administration’s tough immigration policies had described as a juvenile prison.But plans are now underway in Florida to nearly double the capacity of a similar, unregulated detention center for migrant teenagers, federal officials confirmed this week.

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