CBP: Little girls dropped from border wall in Southern NM

CBP: Little girls dropped from border wall in Southern NM

The former head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement is urging the Biden administration to restart the Remain In Mexico protocol. "They are living in squalor, they are living like nobody has ever seen", Trump said, referring to conditions on the border. "It is a humanitarian disaster and crisis and it is manmade".

It comes as the Biden administration struggles with finding space to house the several hundred kids and teenagers who are crossing the border daily.

On Friday Cruz shared the photos taken at the facility on his social media, depicting the overcrowded rooms.

A bracelet used by people smugglers and inscribed with the name of an immigrant who crossed illegally from Mexico to the U.S. to seek asylum is discarded near the Rio Grande river at the border city of Roma. In May 2019, Border Patrol apprehended 144,000 people between ports of entry.

"Donna is a huge tent city that they built to handle this massive crisis, this massive surge of illegal immigration", Cruz stated. Officials say more than 2,000 migrants have been there for longer than the legal limit of 72 hours.

Young children look out from inside a pod at the Donna Department of Homeland Security holding facility
Young children look out from inside a pod at the Donna Department of Homeland Security holding facility

The Biden administration faces criticism over transparency and the severity of the border crisis.

U.S. Border Patrol agents detained more than 100,000 migrants in February alone, a figure that's expected to increase in the coming weeks. The children stood up as two people fled on the other side of the border.

Authorities said Santa Teresa border agents were able to find the 3- and 5-year-old sisters after being directed by the camera operator to the remote location in New Mexico, just west of El Paso, Texas.

According to the Associated Press, more than 17,000 migrant children were in US custody as of Monday.

He then launched into a speech in which he attacked Biden for the situation at the U.S. -Mexico border and for what's happening with Iran.

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