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  Trump administration preparing to shelter migrant children on military bases
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Last EditedRP  May 15, 2018 03:55pm
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AuthorNick Miroff and Paul Sonne
News DateTuesday, May 15, 2018 06:45:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe Trump administration is making preparations to warehouse migrant children on military bases, according to Defense Department communications, the latest sign the government is moving forward with plans to split up families who cross the border illegally.

According to an email notification sent to Pentagon staffers, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will make site visits at four military installations in Texas and Arkansas during the next two weeks to evaluate their suitability for child shelters.

The bases would be used to hold minors under age 18 who arrive at the border without an adult relative or after the government has separated them from their parents.
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