Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Trump administration preparing to shelter migrant children on military bases
Parent(s) Issue 
Last EditedRP  May 15, 2018 03:55pm
Logged 0
CategoryRule Change
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.
ArticleRead Full Article

Date Category Headline Article Contributor