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More than 500 migrant children held in Texas "tent city" for months

Children taken into the care of state-licensed shelters would receive schooling and access to legal counsel, human rights lawyer Leah Chavla, who visited Tornillo on September 24, told Reuters. But, she said, “none of the children” at the site “were receiving schooling or regular mental health care, among other benefits to which they would be entitled if they were placed in a licensed shelter.”