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US: Sec. Nielsen: Border Systems Pushed to “Breaking Point”
Numbers USA – December 27, 2018
In the wake of the death of a second migrant child in federal detention, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen blamed smugglers, traffickers, and migrant parents for pushing border security systems to the “breaking point.” She cited several “draw factors” that caused the recent surge, including an asylum process that encourages fraudulent claims and rewards parents for sending or bringing their children across the border.
Also: Videos show migrant children being dragged, pushed and slapped by shelter staffers (Includes video): https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2018/12/29/arizona-shelter-dragged-slapped-migrant-children-videos-show/2439556002/
Also: Second migrant child’s death in custody raises alarm for doctors as Nielsen tours border: https://news.yahoo.com/second-migrant-childs-death-custody-raises-alarm-doctors-nielsen-tours-border-233528492.html