IN BRIEF Law­mak­ers: Mi­grant teen tent city in Texas open an­other month

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Texas law­mak­ers say they have been told the tem­po­rary tent shel­ter in far West Texas for im­mi­grant mi­nors will stay open an­other month.

State Reps. Ina Min­jarez and Diego Ber­nal of San An­to­nio told the San An­to­nio Ex­press-News they toured the Tornillo fa­cil­ity Fri­day. About 170 teen boys are be­ing housed in tents. The U.S. gov­ern­ment opened the fa­cil­ity in June be­cause its ex­ist­ing shel­ters were at ca­pac­ity.

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