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U.S. Officials Will Review 2 Mass. Sites To House Unaccompanied Migrant Children03:13Download

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Gov. Deval Patrick is offering federal authorities two possible locations in Massachusetts to shelter unaccompanied children who have crossed into the country illegally.

He says children could be housed for up to four mouths at Camp Edwards military base in Bourne and Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee.

U.S. officials must review the sites and decide whether either is acceptable.

Listen to a full report from WBUR's Asma Khalid above.

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Asma Khalid leads WBUR's BostonomiX - a new biz/tech team covering the innovation economy.

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