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Mon Jun 3, 2019, 05:08 AM

2. Dangerous Overcrowding in Migrant Detention Center

... A report released this week indicated that the Inspector General (IG) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) discovered the existence of 'dangerous overcrowding' after an unannounced visit to two Texas Border Patrol facilities.

According to CNN television, the IG found 'standing-only conditions' at the El Paso del Norte Processing Center, where on May 7 and 8 records indicated about 750 and 900 detainees, respectively.

A cell with a maximum capacity of 12 people had 76, one intended for eight people had 41, and another that was intended to hold 35 had 155 detainees, according to the report.

The text quoted by the chain indicated that the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) struggled to maintain hygienic conditions in the cells. With limited access to showers and clean clothes, detainees wore dirty clothes for days or weeks ...


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