More than 4,000 migrants, including many children and families, are being housed in a Department of Homeland Security facility that has a capacity of 250.
Young children lie inside a pod at the Donna Department of Homeland Security holding facility, the main detention center for unaccompanied children in the Rio Grande Valley run by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, in Donna, Texas, Tuesday, March 30, 2021.
AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, PoolAs thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children have reached the US Southern border in recent weeks, President Joe Biden has faced increasing scrutiny over the administration's lack of transparency.
For the first time on Tuesday, US Customs and Border Protection allowed two journalists from The Associated Press and a crew from CBS to tour the Donna, Texas, facility in the Rio Grande Valley.
The visit revealed a "severely" overcrowded tent facility with a capacity of 250, housing more than 4,000 migrants crammed into pods, according to the AP.
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