More than 4,000 migrants, many children, held in cramped Texas tent facility

More than 4,000 migrants, many children, held in cramped Texas tent facility


The US government’s main border detention facility for migrant children is an overcrowded tent structure currently packed with more than 4,000 people, despite a 250 person capacity, it was revealed Tuesday.

The Biden administration for the first time allowed reporters from the Associated Press and CBS to tour the crammed US Customs and Border Protection facility in Donna, Texas.

Monitored by a caretaker, young unaccompanied migrants, ages 3-9, watch TV inside a playpen at the Donna holding facility.

EPA

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Monitored by a caretaker, young unaccompanied migrants, ages 3-9, watch TV inside a playpen at the Donna holding facility.

AP

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