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City of Bell to consider plan to shelter young migrants




Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz.
Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz.
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We’ve been talking about the rise of migrants from Central America, many of whom are children.  

One of the biggest challenges facing the U.S. is what to do with the young migrants – many of whom are separated from parents or adults – once they get here as they face court proceedings or deportation. Angry crowds in Murrieta turned back buses of migrants a couple weeks ago.  

But a plan taking shape in the South L.A. city of Bell could temporarily house some of the migrants at a shelter. For more, we’re joined by Nestor Valencia, mayor of the city of Bell.