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US: Here’s How Some Migrant Detention Centers Are Avoiding State Inspections
Independent Journal – July 05, 2018
Two “tent cities” for migrant children have avoided state inspections for child welfare due to a loophole in a federal policy. Shelters in Tornillo, Texas, and Homestead, Florida, have not been subject to inspections by state officials, which are routine for all other facilities housing children. The two facilities, which hold over 1,350 children combined, sit on federal land, where state officials have no authority.
Also: Loophole lets shelters for migrant kids escape inspections: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/loophole-allows-shelters-for-migrant-kids-to-escape-inspections/ar-AAzD9DK
Also: State authorities not inspecting two temporary detention centers for migrant kids: report: http://thehill.com/latino/395641-state-authorities-not-inspecting-two-temporary-detention-centers-for-migrant-kids
Report: Some detention centers for migrant children not subject to state inspections (Video): https://www.cbsnews.com/news/some-detention-centers-for-immigrant-children-wont-be-subject-to-traditional-inspections/