Crisis at the Border: Texas Migrant Facility at 729% Capacity While Children Take Turns Sleeping on Floors

Nick Kangadis | March 15, 2021
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If you ask those in the Biden regime, there's absolutely nothing to see at the U.S. southern border concerning the influx of illegal aliens, including children, coming into the country. And don't call what's happening as a "crisis." They really don't like that.

That being said, the crisis at the U.S. southern border is reaching levels that still won't be considered as such by the current regime.
CBS News reported that, according to "an internal CBP [Customs and Border Protection] document," a single "holding facility" in Donna, Texas is currently at 729 percent of its "pandemic-era capacity, where the U.S. is holding migrant children that reportedly have only showered once in seven days of detainment.

"Some of the boys said that conditions were so overcrowded that they had to take turns sleeping on the floor," Neha Desai, "a lawyer representing migrant youth in U.S. government cutsody," told CBS News.

According to CBS News:

On March 2, the Donna complex was holding more than 1,800 people — 729% of its pandemic-era capacity, which is designed for 250 migrants, according to an internal CBP document reviewed by CBS News.

Most of the minors said they had only showered once while in U.S. custody, even though they'd been held for more than five days, according to Desai. Some said they had showered twice.

Desai also noted that the children told him that they wanted shower more but "were told they couldn't."

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Is it a crisis, yet? At what percentage of capacity will these holding facilities need to get to in order for the Biden regime to consider what's going at our southern border a crisis?

You're telling me that we can spend hundreds of millions of dollars and deploy thousands of National Guard troops to protect the nothing going on around the U.S. Capitol to protect politicians from the boogeyman, but we can't protect our borders because our facilities have been essentially overwhelmed?

And remember how the radical media and the rest of the left bashed former President Donald Trump's administration for "separating children from their families" at the border? Well as The Blaze noted, senior director and lawyer at the National Center for Youth Law Leecia Welch commented on that very issue plaguing the current regime to CNN while still blaming the previous administration.

"Donna is quickly becoming a humanitarian crisis," Welch said. "We understand the administration inherited this disaster, but I cannot stress enough how urgent the situation is with the growing number of young unaccompanied children. We spoke to numerous distraught children who don't understand why they can't talk to their parents, see their siblings at Donna, or get some fresh air."

That kind of treatment doesn't sound very much like the actions of an administration who's supposedly uniting the world, does it?

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