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Garcetti says L.A. will shelter children who have crossed border
Garcetti says L.A. will shelter children who have crossed border

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday that the city would help shelter immigrant children who have been detained after crossing the border and has begun talks with a federal agency about doing so. "Before you get partisan, before you tell me where you are on immigration—these are children," Garcetti said Tuesday at a forum hosted downtown by Politico magazine. "As a father, who are we as Americans if we don't step forward first and say, these kids who are isolated, alone … let's get them someplace safe and secure," the mayor told the crowd. Garcetti said the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has contacted the city, but he had...

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