Central Florida CANNOT and WILL NOT be home to new Trump detention centers for immigrant children. Additional funds should be spent on reuniting families immediately-- not on permanent camps where kids can't shower or brush their teeth.https://t.co/KAVgtCPNOH— Rep. Carlos G Smith (@CarlosGSmith) July 30, 2019
Received an email from the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) letting local lawmakers know that they are exploring Central FL as an option for opening a migrant detention camp for undocumented children.— Rep. Anna V. Eskamani 🔨 (@AnnaForFlorida) July 30, 2019
No. We should be closing camps, not opening new ones. #CloseTheCamps pic.twitter.com/JreBtAOc1Z
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