Migrant Children Moved to Okla. Military Base
More than 600 unaccompanied migrant children are being relocated to a military base in Oklahoma this week.
The majority of the children being sent to Fort Sill for temporary housing are from Central American countries and Mexico.
The children will be housed in a building used as training facilities so they’ll have beds, bathrooms and recreational areas.
Educational supervisors will remain with the children until they’re either reunited with their families or placed with a host family temporarily.
Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., calls the plan to relocate the children “a breakdown that ‘incentivizes’ illegal immigration.”
Arizona is also expecting hundreds of children by the end of the week, but the state is already overwhelmed by approximately 700 kids who spent last Friday night in a warehouse sleeping on plastic cots.
The number of unaccompanied minors who enter the U.S. illegally is expected…
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