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Large Migrant Groups Continue Pouring Across ‘Closed Border’

Border Patrol agents continue to apprehend increasing volumes of large migrant groups illegally crossing the border in the Rio Grande Valley Sector. Despite White House assurances that the southwester border is “closed,” apprehensions in March have already exceeded the entire month of February.

McAllen Border Patrol Station agents apprehend another large group of migrants crossing the border from Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

Conservatives React to Biden Child Migrant Cells — ‘Hypocrites!!’

After Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) and Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe released a series of photos showing the disgraceful conditions of migrant children being held in South Texas, many expressed outrage at the media silence — as well as that of Democratic politicians — over of an issue that had caused an uproar on their part during President Donald Trump’s presidency.

This March 20, 2021, photo provided by the Office of Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, shows detainees in a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) temporary overflow facility in Donna, Texas. President Joe Biden's administration faces mounting criticism for refusing to allow outside observers into facilities where it is detaining thousands of …

Leaked Photos Reveal Biden’s Detention Cells for Migrant Children on Border

U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (D-TX) released a series of leaked photos to Axios showing the deplorable, overcrowded conditions of migrant children being held in South Texas. A short time later, James O’Keefe released additional disturbing photos depicting children having to sleep on floor mats in overcrowded facilities which were rapidly opened amid a worsening humanitarian crisis.

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) released leaked photos from Border Patrol facility in Donna, Texas, showing overcrowded facilities for migrant children. (Photo: Congressman Henry Cuellar via Axios)

Biden Criticized for Inhumane Conditions in Migrant Children Detention Facilities

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) sharply criticized the Biden administration over conditions at multiple Health and Human Services detention facilities for unaccompanied migrant children recently opened across the state. Abbott specifically cited a drinking-water issue at a facility hastily opened by HHS in Midland, Texas and a COVID-19 outbreak in a facility opened last month in Carrizo Springs, Texas.

HHS ORR Shelter for unaccompanied alien children in Carrizo Springs, Texas. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Feds to House 3K Migrant Teens at Dallas Convention Center

Federal officials will utilize the Dallas Convention Center to house up to 3,000 unaccompanied migrant teens to respond to the overwhelming numbers crossing the border. Dallas officials notified city council members to the Department of Health and Human Services’ intent to utilize the convention center to house 15- to 17-year-old unaccompanied migrants for as much as 90 days.

Cots are staged for setup as Texas Army National Guardsmen set up a field hospital in response to the new coronavirus crisis at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Dallas. Dallas County has the most COVID-19 cases of any county in Texas, a key …

CNN: 3200 Migrant Children Held by Border Patrol Exceeds Trump-Era Peak

The Biden Administration shattered a Trump-era record with DHS officials holding 3,200 unaccompanied alien children in custody, CNN reports. The detention of these minors shatters the 2,600 children held at the peak of the 2019 migrant surge. Many are being held beyond the 72-hour limit in facilities designed to hold large groups of adults.

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 26: A U.S. Border Patrol agent delivers a young asylum seeker and his family to a bus station on February 26, 2021 in Brownsville, Texas. U.S. immigration authorities are now releasing many asylum seeking families after detaining them while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. The immigrant families …