Biden administration planning tent city to cope with border influx

Biden administration planning tent city to cope with border influx
Obama DHS Sec. Jeh Johsnon touring a facility with 'cages' in 2014 (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Obviously that’s much better than what Trump did because … well, it just is.]

U.S. border officials are preparing to open another tent facility in South Texas to cope with soaring numbers of migrant families and children crossing into the United States in recent weeks, according to three Homeland Security officials involved in the planning.

The temporary facility is expected to open in the coming weeks in U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Del Rio sector, and will be similar to another “soft-sided” structure the agency opened in Donna, Tex., three weeks ago. That site and other Border Patrol facilities are under increasing capacity strain from the burgeoning influx of Central American minors and family groups in U.S. custody.

Officials are also looking at the possibility of opening additional sites in Arizona. …

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The Del Rio sector tent facility, which will be located near the town of Eagle Pass, is distinct from another temporary shelter the Biden administration opened this week. …

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