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Brockport Walmart won't be used to house immigrant children
Brockport, NY - The Health and Human Services Department is no longer considering an old Walmart store in Brockport to house illegal immigrant children.
State Assemblyman Steve Hawley confirmed the proposal is off the table.
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 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 also no longer being considered as a housing option.