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Administration clams up about border kids program

As many as 70,000 children from Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico are crossing the U.S. border without their parents each year.

About 1,100 are temporarily housed at a facility at Lackland Air force Base in San Antonio.

There are several other temporary and permanent resettlement facilities on the border and elsewhere in Texas. But Washington won't talk about where they are located, how many children are involved, or how much is being spent on the program.

Read more: http://www.wfaa.com/news/investigates/Administration-Clams-Up-About-Border-Kids-Program-262794691.html

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