An abandoned Walmart building in Brownsville, Texas, will be used to shelter illegal immigrants streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border. Brownsville, which is located at the southernmost tip of Texas, sits along the U.S.-Mexico border directly across from Matamoros, Mexico. The new facility is the fourth of its kind to open in Brownsville and the seventh in Cameron County, Texas. The nonprofit organization behind the effort, Southwest Key, says the building will open in

March and house unaccompanied illegal-alien children under the age of 17, most of whom come from Central America. As Diana West noted in a 2014 WND column, Southwest Key has an annual budget of $150 million, much of it coming from federal government contracts. It is funded by the Office of Refugees Resettlement. It has 27 shelters in for illegal immigrants in Texas, Arizona and California, according to its website. READ MORE