Migrant Children Describe Neglect at Texas Border Facility

Government facilities are overcrowded and five immigrant children have died since late last year after being detained by Customs and Border Protection.

  • Published 21 June 2019

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A 2-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they've been doing their best to feed and soothe the clingy toddler who was handed to them by a guard days ago. Lawyers warn that kids are taking care of kids, and there's inadequate food, water and sanitation for the 250 infants, children and teens at the Border Patrol… Read at AP News