Potential housing facility for immigrant children questioned
[trib_ndn vid=26303922]ESCONDIDO, Calif. – A battle in Escondido is brewing over a possible housing facility for children from Central America who are illegally crossing into the United States.
The public packed a meeting in Escondido Tuesday to address their concerns over the potential controversial housing facility.
Southwest Key, a nonprofit organization from Texas dedicated to providing alternative shelters to immigrant children, recently secured a lease at the old Palomar Continuing Car Facility on Avenida del Diablo in Escondido.
“We are trying to find information about this,” said Escondido Mayor San Abed. “There is no plan whatsoever except that we`re going to provide them with services in a prison-like facility.”
Abed told Fox 5 he doesn’t have much information about their lease, but said Southwest contracts with the United States Department…
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