7:02:41 PM PDT - Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Migrants complain of poor conditions at US holding centers  

By Editor - Fri Jun 14, 2:38 pm

The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers, with some people at an encampment in El Paso being forced to sleep on the bare ground during dust storms. The Border Network for Human Rights issued a report Friday based on dozens of testimonials of immigrants over the past month and a half, providing a snapshot of cramped conditions and prolonged stays in detention amid a record surge of migrant families coming into the U.S. from Central America. The report comes a day after an advocate described finding a teenage mother cradling a premature baby inside a Border Patrol processing center in Texas.

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Migrants complain of poor conditions at US holding centers

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