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Asylum seekers expected at SD Convention Center tonight

 

Last updated 3/27/2021 at 5:18pm

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San Diego Convention Center

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - About 500 girls between the ages of 13-17 --unaccompanied children who are seeking asylum in the United States -- are

expected to arrive at the San Diego Convention Center this evening, Mayor Todd Gloria said today.

The convention center will be used over the next 30-35 days to provide temporary shelter, the mayor said Saturday.

About 30 more girls will be arriving Monday, he said. The center will accept no more than 1,400 children.

"This is a temporary emergency posture,'' Gloria said. "We want to make it clear that we are a welcoming city.''

The mayor said they're not ju...



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