Jun 14, 2018

Trump administration settles on location for first child migrant tent village

An immigrant mother holds her two-year-old as U.S. Border Patrol agents review their papers. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images

The Department of Health and Human Services has chosen a spot in Tornillo, Texas to build the first "tent city," which will hold around 450 beds, in an effort to help house the overflow of immigrant children, NBC News reports.

Big picture: The dramatic increase of migrant children in the hands of HHS is at least partially due to the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy, which has resulted in child immigrants being separated from their parents when caught crossing the border illegally. Tent cities were also constructed in 2014, when the Obama administration faced a surge of immigrants from Central America.

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#MeToo gets Weinstein

A man carries out Weinstein's walker. Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein is now a convicted rapist, two years and four months after accusations against him helped ignite the #MeToo movement.

Why it matters: To date, #MeToo has resulted in hundreds of powerful men losing their jobs. Seven have been criminally convicted, with four others still facing charges.

JPMorgan Chase to pull support for some fossil fuels

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

JPMorgan Chase said Monday that it won’t directly finance new oil and gas development in the Arctic and will significantly curtail its financing of the extraction and burning of coal.

Why it matters: JPMorgan is the world’s largest funder of fossil-fuel companies, according to a report by the Rainforest Action Network (RAN). The announcement follows similar moves by other big banks and investment firms, including Goldman Sachs and BlackRock.