Zero-tolerance policy on immigration has polarised residents living in the Texas city of Brownsville, home to one of three shelters across southern parts of the state housing children separated from their parents.


The separated migrant children are being detained in at least three shelters across southern Texas.

One is in the Texas city of Brownsville, on the Mexico border.

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Ever since the zero-tolerance policy on immigrationwent into effect and children started being separated from their parents, it not only brought unwanted attention to this town but also divided opinion.

Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from Brownsville, Texas.