More Than 2,000 March In Tornillo To Protest Family Separation At The Border

More than 200 migrant boys who have been separated from their parents are currently housed in tents at the Tornillo Port of Entry.

By Carlos MoralesJune 18, 2018 9:30 am| , ,

From Marfa Public Radio:

A crowd of more than 2,000 gathered at a border crossing in Tornillo, Texas early Father’s Day to protest the separation of children and parents who enter into the U.S. illegally.

The rural town of 1,500 has become well-known over the last several days as home to the first temporary shelter or “tent city” along the southwest border that will house a surging number of unaccompanied migrant children in the wake of the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy.

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