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Migrants complain of poor conditions at US holding centers

1 year 2 months 1 day ago Friday, June 14 2019 Jun 14, 2019 June 14, 2019 2:13 PM June 14, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

By CEDAR ATTANASIO
Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers.

Some people at an encampment in El Paso, Texas, have been forced to sleep on the bare ground during dust storms.

The Trump administration has blamed the worsening crisis on inaction by Congress.

The U.S. is seeing a record surge of migrant families coming into the country from Central America.

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