Sickening Photos Of The Humanitarian Crisis At US Border Detention Centers
A staggering crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border has left federal officials scrambling to provide basic human necessities to thousands of undocumented immigrants — most of them unaccompanied children — who have flowed over the divide.
The office of U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), who represents the district including the southern border town of Laredo, provided Business Insider with photos showing just how bad the conditions are at one federal facility where some of these immigrants are being held.
Cuellar’s office said the photos were taken recently in a Customs and Border Protection facility in south Texas. The congressman’s office declined to identify the exact source or location of the photos to protect the source’s identity.
Overall, the pictures show some of the stark challenges facing immigrants as well as federal officials attempting to address the flood of people streaming…
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