The FBI continues to be searching for a middle for immigrant youngsters in Greensboro, Says Mayor | training
Mark Guthrie, the American Hebrew Academy’s educational advisor, said in an email on Wednesday that there are “no further developments at this time”.
If the government chooses the AHA site, it could host 700-800 minors ages 12-18 who have entered the country with no family members and are going through contact with relatives in the United States.
The mayor sees “many plus points” in the idea, such as the possibility of bringing up to 800 high-quality new jobs to the city.
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“The feedback I’ve gotten from the community has been very positive overall,” she said.
Information on the AHA website advertises the free school as “beautifully located on a 100 acre campus including a 22 acre lake” with “31 buildings including 16 dormitories, 35 staff residences and an 88,000-square-foot, US $ 18 million -Dollar “Sports Center and Natatorium.”
Interest in the Greensboro site relates to an increase in border crossings by unaccompanied minors earlier this year, with a record in March.
According to reports from Associated Press and Forbes, these border patrol concerns diminished in April and May.