DENVER (AP) — Denver officials say they’re considering offering to take care of some of the immigrant children who have overwhelmed border facilities in recent months.
Denver Department of Human Services spokeswoman Ana Mostaccero told The Associated Press on Friday that the department is in the process of applying for a three-year federal grant to house the children. She said the department is still doing feasibility studies and consulting with other city agencies and hasn’t submitted the application yet.READ MORE: Police: Argument Turns Violent, Charles Porter Accused Of Shooting & Killing Victim
If the city applies and wins a grant, the children would be placed in the city’s existing Family Crisis Center. It has bedrooms, classrooms and a dining hall and is only partially being used now.READ MORE: Kit Carson Peak Climber Madeline Baharlou-Quivey's Body Retrieved By Rescue Crews, Helicopter
The city has until Aug. 6 to submit an application.MORE NEWS: Latino Community Across Colorado Prepares To Celebrate Día De Los Muertos
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