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Bell County Passes Resolution to Ban Housing Immigrant Children

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(KCEN) -- Bell County is the latest county in Texas to pass a controversial resolution that would ban the housing of undocumented immigrant children. 

The resolution was passed at Monday’s commissioner’s court meeting. 

It’s similar to resolutions recently passed in Jefferson, Brazoria and Galveston counties. 

Local immigration activists say they're appalled at the lack of consideration.  

You're telling me, hey let's just throw you in the trash and look the other way and keep going,” said God’s Children organizer Janie Valencia. “How do people sleep at night doing that?”

“We're not tending to them we're just hurting them and they're not cattle, they're humans,” said AnaLuisa Carrillo-Tapia, President of LULAC Council #4297.

God's Children is an organization in Temple working to collect donations to be sent to the border for undocumented immigrants.

A list of things needed right now include clothing, diapers, nonperishable food items, and new bed sheets.  

Donations can be dropped off at Bell County Flooring in Belton and Chelas Tire Shop in Waco. 

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