Detention center for immigrant children in West Texas will remain open through mid-September

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Immigrant children are led by staff in single file between tents at a detention facility next to the Mexican border in Tornillo on June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake TORNILLO — The immigration detention facility for undocumented immigrant minors in this West Texas outpost will remain open another month, federal and state officials confirmed on Friday. The facility was erected in June and was originally scheduled to close in July, but federal officials extended the contract with its service provider until Aug. 13. But a spokeperson for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administ...

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