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File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Officials Propose Texas Immigration Lockup

Federal authorities want to build a South Texas immigration lockup for families amid the surge of youngsters pouring across the U.S.-Mexico border.

09/11/2014

Salvadorian immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention wait at the Greyhound bus station for their journey to Houston on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Immigrant Detention Center Has Hair Salon For Women

Federal immigration officials on Thursday sought to show the softer side of immigrant detention, complete with cartoon wall murals, stuffed animals, playgrounds, snacks and a hair salon at a South Texas facility that will house women and their children who crossed the border illegally.

08/01/2014

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