Bidding Open To Build Several Tent City Immigrant Sites

Swelling Numbers Of Migrants Overwhelm Southern Border Crossings

Bidding is open for companies interested in setting up tent city immigrant holding sites along the southwestern border. This week, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says the intention is to have six new tent city facilities on the southwest border in Texas and Arizona. In the Rio Grande Valley, there will be a new site in Donna. Laredo, Del Rio and Tornillo south of El Paso are other Texas cities slated for the new holding centers. In all, the six sites will be capable of housing 75-hundred people.

Photo: Migrants walk while being detained by U.S. Border Patrol, after crossing to the U.S. side of the U.S.-Mexico border barrier, on May 19, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. The location is in an area where migrants frequently turn themselves in and ask for asylum after crossing the border. (Getty Images)


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