Bell plans to shelter immigration detainees
Bell plans to shelter immigration detainees

Nestor Valencia was 4 years old when he boarded a white van filled with piñatas and entered the United States illegally from Mexico. Now the mayor of Bell, he sees a little of himself in the thousands of children arriving at the U.S. border and entering detention facilities. Valencia and other officials in the largely immigrant city are now working with the Salvation Army to create a temporary shelter for detainees who were part of a huge surge of Central American children crossing the border. ------------ FOR THE RECORD A previous headline on this article said "Bell to shelter immigration detainees." The city has yet to approve the plan. ------------ "My senses tell me this is...