Migrant Detention Centers

Watch Live: Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan Testifies on Border Crisis

Kevin McAleenan, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, will testify before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Thursday morning, answering questions about “the Trump Administration’s child separation policy, the treatment of immigrants detained in U.S. government facilities, and related issues.”

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, prepares to leave after the House Homeland Security Committee on budget. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Libya: Warlord Haftar’s Forces Bomb Migrant Center, Killing 44, Injuring 130

The United Nations-brokered administration in Libya accused warlord Khalifa Haftar’s forces, fighting on behalf of the breakaway government in the eastern part of the country, of launching an airstrike on Wednesday that struck a migrant detention center in Tripoli, reportedly killing at least 44 people and wounding over 130.

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Photo: Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Drinking Out of Toilets’ Claim Drastically Falls Apart

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) visited migrant shelters in the El Paso area Monday and adamantly claimed that women were instructed to “drink out of toilets.” However, a recently surfaced photo shows what appears to be a basic detention center toilet unit with an attached sink and fountain, and an agent who was present at the time of the congresswoman’s visit added context to AOC’s remarks, casting doubts on her harrowing claims.

This picture of a migrant facility toilet-drinking-fountain unit is taken from a 2016 Arizona court filing. US Department of Justice