Pentagon to be reimbursed for housing undocumented immigrants

By Tony Bertuca  
July 9, 2018 at 1:41 PM
The Pentagon is working with the Homeland Security and Health and Human Services departments to begin housing thousands of undocumented immigrants at two Texas military bases in the coming weeks and expects to be reimbursed for the cost. The Defense Department has identified Goodfellow Air Force Base as the location to house unaccompanied migrant children, while Ft. Bliss would house undocumented migrant families. Lt. Col. Jamie Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said the process would play out according to the 1933...

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