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Brockport building considered to house illegal immigrants
Brockport, NY - The Health and Human Services Department is considering an old Walmart store in Brockport to house illegal immigrant children.
U.S. Border Control said the number of minors coming from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras through Mexico has soared more than a thousand percent.
The Walmart building is located in Congressman Chris Collin's district. "It is unacceptable the federal government is trying to force the hardworking taxpayers of New York to foot the bill to house undocumented immigrants," said Collins.
The Health and Human Services Department operates hundreds of these housing facilities across the country.
The facilities shelter minors until a sponsor or family member can pick them up.
The Lexington Commerce Center in Greece is no longer being considered as a housing location.