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[San Diego County] Camp Barrett in Alpine eyed as possible migrant shelter

Blog note: this article references a 2017 grand jury report.

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) – In a letter to the state on Friday, the City of San Diego said it was floating the idea of using the abandoned Camp Barrett as a housing site for migrants while they await their asylum hearing in the United States.

Some Alpine residents said they welcome the proposal by the city to turn the former juvenile detention facility into a migrant shelter.