Wednesday, June 13, 2018
REPORT Trump Considering Construction of a Prison Camp to Hold Up to 5,000 Children
The 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, reports McClatchy DC.
The Department of Health and Human Services will visit Fort Bliss, an Army base near El Paso in the coming weeks to look at a parcel of land where the administration is considering building a tent city to hold between 1,000 and 5,000 children, according to U.S. officials and other sources familiar with the plans,reports McClatchy DC. .
HHS officials confirmed that they’re looking at the Fort Bliss site along with Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene and Goodfellow AFB in San Angelo for potential use as temporary shelters.
“HHS will make the determination if any of the three sites assessed are suitable," said an HHS official.
I have one word: sick.
(via Wesley Lowery)
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