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June 16, 2018 In The News

After visiting tents erected in Tornillo to house unaccompanied migrant children, U.S. Rep. Will Hurd said he is still disappointed in the lack of information coming from the Trump administration about its new policy of separating children from their parents at the border. 

June 16, 2018 In The News

Conditions in the recently opened tent city in far west Texas appear to be good, but that should not excuse a policy of separating families as a form of deterrence, the congressman who represents the area where the facility is located said Saturday. U.S.

June 16, 2018 In The News

Dalia Suyapa held her son close by her side as Border Patrol agents watched their every move before taking them to a processing center.

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June 16, 2018 In The News

A Republican congressman from Texas who toured a tent-like shelter for hundreds of minors who entered the country illegally said Saturday the facility is a byproduct of a flawed immigration strategy.

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd said the shelter near the Tornillo port of entry in far West Texas will house about 360 boys who are 16 and 17.

June 16, 2018 In The News

Texas Republican Will Hurd blasted the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant parents from children Saturday after touring the new Tornillo tent camp.

June 16, 2018 In The News

Congressman Will Hurd toured the tents at the Tornillo port of entry that will be used to house migrant children, following the U.S. government decision to house immigrant children separated from their parents.

June 15, 2018 In The News

Conflicting messages from President Trump and his aides over whether he would support a compromise immigration bill sent House Republicans into fits of confusion on Friday, further diminishing the bill’s fortunes ahead of a showdown vote next week.

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June 15, 2018 In The News

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $1.5 million for a pilot project to determine whether manmade wetlands can help filter pollution leaving San Antonio’s Mitchell Lake.

June 15, 2018 In The News

Hacinados en carpas, con una temperatura exterior de más de 100 grados (37.8 centígrados) en el verano, cientos de niños inmigrantes separados de sus padres permanecerán en un albergue temporal en el Puerto de Entrada Marcelino Serna, al este del Condado de El Paso.

June 14, 2018 In The News

Nearly a year after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited El Paso and called the border town "ground zero" in the federal government's war on cartel-related crime, the Trump administration has again zeroed in on the area.

This time the government's focus is on a quiet town on the outskirts of El Paso County: Tornillo. 

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