considering the wonderful things these people are bringing to our country.
Approximately 300 of the roughly 1,000 people in the facility are
being housed in the sally port, a controlled-entry garage normally used
to unload illegal immigrants so they can’t run off, Border Patrol staff
who work in the facility said. There are only eight portable toilets in
the holding facility and two are designated for people with infectious
Cuellar said Border Patrol agents and medical staff have confirmed
cases of highly contagious diseases among the illegal immigrants,
including tuberculosis, chickenpox and scabies.
“In fact, some of the Border Patrol [agents] have been affected by
this” and are concerned about transmitting diseases to their own
families if they get exposed, Cuellar said.
Cuellar said he spoke to many immigrants who told him that violence
and economic problems in their home countries forced them to leave and
come to the United States. He spoke at length with a 12-year-old girl
who made the dangerous journey from Honduras on her own.
And we'll never know how many have died, how many have been grabbed by slavers, how many raped. All because that bastard in the Oval Office put out word to 'send your kids, we'll let them stay! And we'll try to get the whole family together!'