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Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children

The Pentagon will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, a spokesman said on June 21.

  • WASHINGTON – The Associated Press
  • Hurriyet

The request for temporary shelter – amid a growing political battle over detained migrants – was made by the Department of Health and Human Services and accepted by the Defense Department, said the…

Neno 1aPentagon memo to members of Congress, obtained by The Associated Press, said it has been asked to have the facilities available as early as July, through the end of the year.

It said HHS personnel or…

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