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Clark: Former Border Patrol Chiefs Sound Alarm on Border Crisis

Eleven former Border Patrol chief patrol agents wrote a letter to Congress sharing their concern for the current crisis along the southern border. The letter, addressed to congressional leadership, raises the alarm on what they refer to as a humanitarian and border security crisis.

A group of migrant families search for a Border Patrol agent after crossing the Rio Grande near Mission, Texas. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

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 …