El Paso County sheriff refuses to help feds guard migrant children tent city, saying 'it's wrong'
from The Washington Post
The El Paso County sheriff prohibited his deputies from working off-duty at a temporary shelter housing migrant children, saying he refused to support the Trump administration's "unjust" policy of separating families at the border.
Sheriff Richard Wiles received a phone call from a local Department of Homeland Security representative asking if his deputies could work off-duty at the shelter site, a tent city about 20 miles east of El Paso at the Tornillo-Marcelino Serna port of entry. The camp was housing migrant children who entered the country unaccompanied but expected to receive children who were forcibly separated from their families, Wiles said in an interview with
The Washington Post
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