Here’s What a New Shelter for Migrant Children in D-FW Would Look Like

A proposed Dallas-Fort Worth area shelter would house up to 500 unaccompanied migrant children and would be available for use for the next 20 years, according to federal documents. The Department of Health and Human Services is considering vacant spaces in Dallas and four other major U.S. cities in an effort to move away from using temporary facilities like the controversial Tornillo tent city and the newly minted Carrizo Springs facility for migrant children. One former HHS official says that’s a step in the right direction.The Dallas Morning News first broke the story back in April that Dallas and other Texas cities, including Houston, Fort Worth and San Antonio, were being scouted for vacant properties.  Continue reading...

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