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New Mexico Christian Camp Prepares To House Migrant Children Stranded At Border

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Officials of a private Christian camp in northern New Mexico say they’re looking for donations and volunteers in preparation for the potential arrival of migrant children from the U.S.-Mexico border.

The announcement comes as federal holding facilities become more crowded. Officials with Glorieta Camps confirmed Wednesday they're in contract negotiations with the U.S. Health and Human Services Department to house and feed potentially 2,400 unaccompanied migrant children. It’s unclear at this time when a contract would be finalized. President Joe Biden is under pressure to address immigration as thousands of children and families have been arriving at the border.