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'Help, 40 days here': Photos show migrants crammed into US border facilities

Updated : 2019-07-03 10:12:43

Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest US border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some children have no access to showers or hot meals.

Demonstrators stand during a 'Close the Camps' rally to demand the closure of inhumane immigrant detention centres outside the Middle Collegiate Church in New York. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Demonstrators stand during a 'Close the Camps' rally to demand the closure of inhumane immigrant detention centres outside the Middle Collegiate Church in New York. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest US border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some children have no access to showers or hot meals.REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest US border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some children have no access to showers or hot meals.REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez leaves the El Paso border patrol station during a tour of two facilities with other members of Congress in El Paso, Texas. A report issued by investigators for the Department of Homeland Security said supervisors raised concerns for the health and safety of detainees and agents, warning that the overcrowding represented a
US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez leaves the El Paso border patrol station during a tour of two facilities with other members of Congress in El Paso, Texas. A report issued by investigators for the Department of Homeland Security said supervisors raised concerns for the health and safety of detainees and agents, warning that the overcrowding represented a "ticking time bomb." REUTERS/Julio-Cesar Chavez
An overcrowded fenced area holding families at a Border Patrol station is seen in a still image from video in McAllen, Texas, released as part of a report by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General on July 2, 2019. Picture pixelated at the source. Office of Inspector General/DHS/Handout via REUTERS
An overcrowded fenced area holding families at a Border Patrol station is seen in a still image from video in McAllen, Texas, released as part of a report by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General on July 2, 2019. Picture pixelated at the source. Office of Inspector General/DHS/Handout via REUTERS
Some of a group of 51 adult females press against the window of a cell built to hold 40 male juveniles at Fort Brown Border Patrol station in a still image from video in Brownsville, Texas. Picture pixelated at the source. Office of Inspector General/DHS/Handout via REUTERS
Some of a group of 51 adult females press against the window of a cell built to hold 40 male juveniles at Fort Brown Border Patrol station in a still image from video in Brownsville, Texas. Picture pixelated at the source. Office of Inspector General/DHS/Handout via REUTERS
The DHS watchdog issued the report after June visits to five US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency facilities in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) sector, the busiest area of the border for migrant arrests. Picture pixelated at the source. Office of Inspector General/DHS/Handout via REUTERS
The DHS watchdog issued the report after June visits to five US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency facilities in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) sector, the busiest area of the border for migrant arrests. Picture pixelated at the source. Office of Inspector General/DHS/Handout via REUTERS
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