• A Former Walmart Is Now Housing Migrant Children. Here's What It's Like Inside

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    In March of 2017, a former Walmart building in Brownsville, Texas near the U.S.-Mexico border was converted into a shelter for unaccompanied children who entered the U.S. illegally. Called "Casa Padre," it is now the largest such shelter in the country and houses nearly 1,500 boys between the ages of 10 and 17.
    This week, federal authorities allowed a small group of journalists to tour the center, marking the first time news organizations have seen it since the Trump administration announced its new "zero-tolerance" policy on illegal immigration. The visit came shortly after a controversy...
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