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Mexican Border: Tent City and Children

mexican border: They received formal schooling and regular visits with legal representatives assigned to their immigration cases, according to Toronto Star. Demonstrators protest near the site of a tent city for migrant children near Tornillo, Texas, last week. Until now, most unauthorized children being held by federal immigration authorities had been housed in private foster homes or shelters, sleeping two or three to a room. The federal government has been moving hundreds of children a week under cover of darkness to the tent city on the Mexican border in West Texas. There is no school The children are given workbooks that they have no obligation to complete. VICTOR J. BLUE / The New York Times But in the rows of sand-coloured tents in Tornillo, Texas, children in groups of 20, separated by gender, sleep lined up in bunks. ( As reported in the news.