I guess I'm recirculating this from (checks watch) less than a month ago. The WaPo story is the same facility. There is nothing new.

I'm not sure where the pull image on this tweet comes from. It's not in the article. The article does mention trailers for services - not housing.

I went to classes in elementary school in trailers like those, made for semi- permanent use. We called them 'portables'. Every construction site in the US uses them as offices for the trades and engineers. I don't see anything wrong with using them to provide services to refugees
Calling Carrizo Springs the "source of protests" is either disingenuous or misinformed. This facility was in *response* to protests over cages and tent cities. It was a PR move to show improved, humanitarian facilities. They closed it as soon as the news cycle moved on.
The Biden administration isn't reopening the kids-in-cages camps. In fact, the Tornillo facility mentioned was *shut down*, which is part of the reason more space is needed, leading to the re-opening of the facility specifically designed to be *not* a humanitarian disaster.
Another part of the reason overflow facilities are necessary is that Biden reversed the "scare people into not immigrating" policy. This is a place to get kids housed, given medical attention, transitioned into school, provided legal access while they are placed with a sponsor.
Importantly, even the HHS isn't claiming this is the best permanent solution. This is a response to a pressing need for more space because the administration is following COVID guidelines to try to keep these kids healthy. It's the best immediately available *temporary* solution
You caught which department is managing this, right? Not Homeland Security. Not ICE. It's Health and Human Services. Because the plan is *not* to contain or deport these kids, it's to get them support and place them with a sponsor. This is specifically to keep kids *out* of cages
It's true that temporary facilities are not *awesome*. It's true that tents and trailers are not the *most* welcoming presentation we could make to refugees. But we have to have some kind of facility, because the alternative is worse.
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