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    White House Plans to House Migrant Children in Warehouses

    The Trump administration is preparing to hold undocumented children who cross the border with their families in warehouses on military bases, according to Defense Department documents, part of a plan to split up migrant families. The separation of families at the border has been denounced by some as overtly cruel, but Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the practice yesterday in testimony before a Senate committee. The Trump administration admitted it lost track of 1,500 undocumented children, about 20 percent, during a three-month period in 2017.

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