The number of immigrant children held in Texas is up, despite reunifications
The Texas Tribune
Private shelter operators want to open as many as four new facilities to accommodate the continued influx of children.
As of 10 days ago, shelters in Texas alone housed 5,024 children.
The federal government says it has reunited hundreds of children who were separated from their parents at the border. But new documents show the number of immigrant children held at Texas shelters has grown in recent weeks.
Breaking: new documents show the number of immigrant children in Texas shelters has actually gone up despite reunifications