• April 11, 2021

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Tornillo Tent City for Youth Migrants is Now Empty, Texas

A Texas congressman said Friday that the federal government has officially removed all children from the Tornillo detention center for undocumented migrant youths, ending more than half a year of operation for a facility that was decried by critics as a “tent city” and served as a symbol of President Donald Trump’s hardline approach to […]Read More

Tornillo Tent City for Migrant Teens is on the Verge

EL PASO — After more than six months of serving as a symbol of President Trump’s hardline immigration policies, the detention center for young migrants at Tornillo is on the brink of closing for good. “We expect the vast majority of [unaccompanied alien children] currently at Tornillo to be released to a suitable sponsor by […]Read More

Congressman O’Rourke To Lead Father’s Day March to Children’s Tent

UPDATE: Campaign officials with Democratic Candidate for Governor Lupe Valdez announced Saturday afternoon that the former Sheriff of Dallas County and Veteran will join O’Rourke and other regional leaders for the march on Sunday Morning. ****previous story below On Friday, Congressman Beto O’Rourke announced that he will lead a Father’s Day march Sunday morning to raise […]Read More

Senator Rodríguez’s Statement on Trump’s Tent Camp in Tornillo

State Sen. José Rodríguez’s issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s decision to set up a “tent city” in Tornillo to house children forcibly separated from their asylum-seeking parents: We should have “zero tolerance” for this inhumane, immoral treatment of these children who have been forcibly separated from their asylum-seeking parents. Putting children in […]Read More