Immigrant children in U.S. custody will be reported to an Army base once used as a Japanese American internment camp during World War II.
The Trump administration has picked Fort Sill, in Oklahoma, to house the growing number of immigrant children as it runs out of the room at government shelters, according to Time.
Time reported that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has decided that about 1,400 children will be detained at the former internment camp as a temporary emergency influx shelter.
The Trump administration has been considering three bases to hold undocumented immigrant children, including Fort Benning, Georgia, and Malmstrom Air Force
HHS, which operates the Office of Refugee Resettlement, was not immediately available for comment Wednesday morning. Base, in Montana.
Undocumented migrant children who are unaccompanied must be sent to a government shelter under current U.S. law. HHS operates more than 1