NASA Ames Could House Unaccompanied Migrant Children

NASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Federal Airfield next to Mountain View could be a future site to house unaccompanied migrant children.

According to the White House, the United States Department of Health and Human Services is looking into whether federal facilities, like NASA Ames, have the room to house the children.

“We still want to ensure that we have facilities that are safe, licensed and prepared to house children,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.

A record number of unaccompanied migrant children are in Border Patrol custody – more than 3,200, with nearly half held beyond the legal 3-day limit – and the facilities holding them currently

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