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US Moved Some Children from Abusive Texas Border Facility

In response to an outcry about the horrific conditions of a US Border Patrol holding station in Clint, Texas, the US Department of Homeland Security announced in June that nearly 250 children would be moved into facilities for children operated by the US Department of Health and Human Services.  The move came after a group of lawyers and doctors, including lawyers from Human Rights Watch, revealed that hundreds of children in Border Patrol facilities had been left to care for themselves in overcrowded cells. They didn’t have access to showers, clean clothes, or even enough food. Many slept on concrete…

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