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Tent city for immigrant children in Texas

Immigrant children, suspected of illegal border crossings, are led by staff in single file between tents at a detention facility next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 18, 2018. It was not immediately clear whether these "unaccompanied minors" were apprehended without adults or separated from parents under a "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children, suspected of illegal border crossings, are led by staff in single file between tents at a detention facility next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 18, 2018. It was not immediately clear whether these "unaccompanied...more

Immigrant children, suspected of illegal border crossings, are led by staff in single file between tents at a detention facility next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 18, 2018. It was not immediately clear whether these "unaccompanied minors" were apprehended without adults or separated from parents under a "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Food preparation is seen at the Tornillo facility in Texas, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, obtained by Reuters June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

Food preparation is seen at the Tornillo facility in Texas, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, obtained by Reuters June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via...more

Food preparation is seen at the Tornillo facility in Texas, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, obtained by Reuters June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS
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The Tornillo facility is seen in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

The Tornillo facility is seen in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

The Tornillo facility is seen in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS
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The Tornillo facility is seen in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

The Tornillo facility is seen in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

The Tornillo facility is seen in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS
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Medical facilities are seen at the Tornillo facility in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

Medical facilities are seen at the Tornillo facility in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

Medical facilities are seen at the Tornillo facility in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS
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Medical facilities are seen at the Tornillo facility in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

Medical facilities are seen at the Tornillo facility in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

Medical facilities are seen at the Tornillo facility in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS
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A call center is seen at the Tornillo facility in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

A call center is seen at the Tornillo facility in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

A call center is seen at the Tornillo facility in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS
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Food preparation is seen at the Tornillo facility in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

Food preparation is seen at the Tornillo facility in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS

Food preparation is seen at the Tornillo facility in this undated handout photo obtained June 25, 2018. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Handout via REUTERS
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Immigrant children are being housed in tents next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children are being housed in tents next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children are being housed in tents next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Immigrant children housed in a tent encampment are shown walking in single file at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children housed in a tent encampment are shown walking in single file at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children housed in a tent encampment are shown walking in single file at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Workers construct tents and a playing field for immigrant children housed at an encampment near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Workers construct tents and a playing field for immigrant children housed at an encampment near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Workers construct tents and a playing field for immigrant children housed at an encampment near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Security officers keep watch over a tent encampment housing immigrant children just north of the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike

Security officers keep watch over a tent encampment housing immigrant children just north of the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike

Security officers keep watch over a tent encampment housing immigrant children just north of the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike
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Immigrant children walk in single file at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A department of Homeland Security helicopter hovers near a tent encampment housing immigrant children just north of the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A department of Homeland Security helicopter hovers near a tent encampment housing immigrant children just north of the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A department of Homeland Security helicopter hovers near a tent encampment housing immigrant children just north of the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Immigrant children walk in single file as workers build more tents and lay down artificial turf for a playing field at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file as workers build more tents and lay down artificial turf for a playing field at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file as workers build more tents and lay down artificial turf for a playing field at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Immigrant children are shown walking in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children are shown walking in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children are shown walking in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A security officer keeps watch over a tent encampment housing immigrant children just north of the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A security officer keeps watch over a tent encampment housing immigrant children just north of the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A security officer keeps watch over a tent encampment housing immigrant children just north of the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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The inside of a dormitory at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. ACF/HHS/via REUTERS

The inside of a dormitory at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. ACF/HHS/via REUTERS

The inside of a dormitory at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. ACF/HHS/via REUTERS
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The Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. ACF/HHS/via REUTERS

The Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. ACF/HHS/via REUTERS

The Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. ACF/HHS/via REUTERS
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Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A medical clinic at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS

A medical clinic at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS

A medical clinic at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS
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Children of detained migrants play soccer at a newly constructed tent encampment as seen through a border fence near the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) port of entry in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018.  REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Children of detained migrants play soccer at a newly constructed tent encampment as seen through a border fence near the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) port of entry in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Children of detained migrants play soccer at a newly constructed tent encampment as seen through a border fence near the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) port of entry in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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A medical clinic at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS

A medical clinic at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS

A medical clinic at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS
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An intake room at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS

An intake room at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS

An intake room at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS
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Immigrant children are being housed in tents by the Department of Homeland Security next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children are being housed in tents by the Department of Homeland Security next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children are being housed in tents by the Department of Homeland Security next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Children of detained migrants play soccer at a newly constructed tent encampment as seen through a border fence near the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) port of entry in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Children of detained migrants play soccer at a newly constructed tent encampment as seen through a border fence near the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) port of entry in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Children of detained migrants play soccer at a newly constructed tent encampment as seen through a border fence near the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) port of entry in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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The Tornillo facility is seen in this photo provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS

The Tornillo facility is seen in this photo provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS

The Tornillo facility is seen in this photo provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS
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The Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS

The Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS

The Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS
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Children of detained migrants play soccer at a newly constructed tent encampment as seen through a border fence in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Children of detained migrants play soccer at a newly constructed tent encampment as seen through a border fence in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Children of detained migrants play soccer at a newly constructed tent encampment as seen through a border fence in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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A mobile medical unit parked at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS

A mobile medical unit parked at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS

A mobile medical unit parked at the Tornillo facility in Tornillo, Texas June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS
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Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Immigrant children are being housed in tents next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children are being housed in tents next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Immigrant children are being housed in tents next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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