Garance Burke Associated Press Published 6:58 AM EDT Jun 7, 2019 The federal government is opening a new mass facility to hold migrant children in Texas and considering detaining hundreds more youths on three military bases around the country, adding up to 3,000 new beds to the already overtaxed system. The new emergency facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas, will hold as many as 1,600 teens in a complex that once housed oil field workers on government-leased land near the border, said Mark Weber, a spokesman for Office of Refugee Resettlement. The agency is also weighing using Army and Air Force bases in Georgia, Montana and Oklahoma to house an additional 1,400 kids in the coming weeks, amid the influx of children traveling to the U.S. alone. Most of the children crossed the border without their parents, escaping violence and corruption in Central America, and are held in government custody while authorities determine if they can be released to relatives or family friends. All … [Read more...] about U.S. opens new mass facility in Texas for migrant children
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Garance Burke, Associated Press Updated 3:11 pm PDT, Thursday, June 6, 2019 FILE - This May 29, 2019 file photo released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shows some of 1,036 migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, the largest that the Border Patrol says it has ever encountered. The federal government is opening a new mass shelter for migrant children near the U.S-Mexico border and is considering housing children on three military bases to add 3,000 more beds to the overtaxed system in the coming weeks. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP, File) less FILE - This May 29, 2019 file photo released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shows some of 1,036 migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, the largest that the Border Patrol ... more Photo: AP … [Read more...] about US opens new mass shelter in Texas for migrant children
close Video In his latest State of the Union address, Trump says 'ridiculous partisan investigations' are threatening US prosperity One day after President Trump decried what he called "the politics of revenge" and "partisan investigations" in his State of the Union address, Democratic House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff announced a new, wide-ranging probe into the president's foreign business dealings and Russian election meddling. The move was fiercely condemned by Trump, who called Schiff a "political hack" on a partisan search-and-destroy mission. The Intelligence Committee on Wednesday also voted again to hand over a slew of interview transcripts to Special Counsel Robert Mueller that were generated by the panel's previous Russia investigation, which was conducted under GOP leadership and concluded last March. That investigation found "no evidence" of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government in the 2016 election. The … [Read more...] about Trump calls Schiff ‘political hack’ as Dems open new Russia probe, send transcripts to Mueller
Breana Noble The Detroit News Published 7:30 PM EDT Oct 15, 2018 Quicken Loans said Monday that it plans to open a new location in downtown Windsor. The Canada expansion to the Old Fish Market Building at 156 Chatham St. W. would allow the Detroit-based mortgage lender to boost its recruiting efforts from Ontario, as it grows its need for technology support and talent. Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens said an element of the move came following the work of his city and Detroit's efforts, led by Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, to attract Amazon.com's second headquarters to the area. "We talked about the benefits of one campus, two countries," Dilkens said. "When we weren't shortlisted, we were disappointed, but we refocused and knew that the business case is so strong that we're going to do something big." In a press release, Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner said pitching the international border to various companies educated the company on … [Read more...] about Quicken Loans to open Windsor office
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