Trump’s Tent City For Migrant China's Social Watchdog & A Dying 1 day ago   04:47

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For the past seven months, the federal government has operated a massive "tent city" on the edge of Tornillo, Texas, to house unaccompanied minors who made unauthorized crossings into the U.S.

Officially, it’s a youth shelter. Unofficially, it’s a prison for kids. But whatever you call the facility, its operations have been highly secretive. The federal government has released so little information about what goes on inside Tornillo that the best insight into the camp is a guy who's been standing watching outside its gates.

Josh Rubin is that guy. The 66-year-old New Yorker moved to Texas to protest and publicize what was happening at Tornillo. After spending three months there, he's finally going home because the camp is starting to shut down. VICE News learned that Tornillo was housing just 850 children as of Tuesday, down from over 2,800 at its height last month.

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The federal government has released so little information about what goes on inside Tornillo that the best insight into the camp is a guy who's been standing watching outside its gates.
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Mizz Wicked
Duh it's secretive. They so called "lost" over 100k kids out of nowhere 🙄 the government is trafficking children
Bull Shitterr
I worked at the camp from September thru December. It was very humbling. Believe it or not, the staff really cared about the kids. We would have a briefing everyday before our shifts where we would pray for the kids. We built bonds with those kids, and really tried to make their stay there as smooth as possible. It was always reiterated to us that these were kids, not prisoners. On Christmas, every kid got a soccer ball, a smart watch and sunglasses. They had round the clock health care and psychiatric services for the kids. The kids would literally cry when they left, thanking us for watching over them. Of course no one would want to be in a place like that, but what alot of you dumbasses in this comment section dont realize is these kids would be in ICE detention centers if that camp wasn't there, which are horrible and inhumane. There was no abuse or neglect. If any of you have a question of what went on there, comment and I will respond.
G W
Hes been allowed to wander around and scout the camp so freely I dont think this is something their keen on keeping underwraps
zero g templar
no one believes that children should be put in jail for coming to the US. We just do not believe that the US should be made into a nanny state to care for the children of immigrants who use their children to gain entrance into the us illegally. parents who willingly abandon their children and put their children health and lives at risk for their own personal gain. rather then work to improve their own countries and lives they demand that American citizen be forced to accept them spend our tax dollars on them, and allow them to vote and change our government to match the crappy governments that they came from, wile they proudly raise the Mexican flag or flag of their countries on our american streets in protest against our right to govern our self's and decide who should be allowed entrance into our country, our Home....
Hope for Christ
This man is awesome. #wedonotconsent
V Kit
I'd love to know what else Trump is hiding from Americans? Something awful happened. And now it's time for Trump to tear it down and hide any evidence.
FTJPnov
Yea put up a palestinian flag that will change their mind
FTJPnov
Question: How about NOT crossing the border
Scot Fretwell
end illegal immigration.
Marcus Selassie
Nazis all over again
Pura Vida dew
If only we could wake up tomorrow to find Donald Trump was dead.
Mc Cc
Prison guards are XUNTS of a whole different level. I will NEVER take UBER as of this moment. I'm buying a car tomorrow. No way am I taking a chance of getting in a car with pigs that sodomize, hit, kill, spit on, and generally terrify innocent human beings. DON'T TAKE A CHANCE OF BEING MURDERED BY A PRISON GUARD OFF HER/HIS MEDS WHILE DRIVING FOR U B E R NO WAY!
Metonymy1979
That guy is awesome. We need more of him
Desert4tw
Still safer than mexico
Toe Rogan
Josh (((Rubin)))

Every. Single. Time.
Jonathan Allen
Why would you send children on such a dangerous journey?
What kind of parent wouldn't at least wait until they were teenagers ....that to me is worse than anything how careless they are buy yet they all want to talk about human dignity
Master Roshi
Hopefully they are at least learning to speak English while they are there
your mom
Well, let’s shut it down.... bus them all to LA, San Francisco, Austin, etc and house these kids in the wealthy liberal neighborhoods.

Let’s set up tents in Pelosi’s backyard
Yancarlo Reinoso
Glad the majority of my family got the 'wet foot, dry foot' policy in Florida. I'm a natural-born citizen thanks to my mother coming to this country in the 1960s
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