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National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd says that overfilling a contribution to the health of the crisis on the southern border.
It is the Congress’s ” responsibility “step up” and adequate funding for the Border Patrol with the processing of a task, a top official said.
National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd called on the Congress to do more, during an appearance on “America’s Newsroom” on Wednesday to say that routine overcrowding and the inability of migrants to keep for his agents to “adequate facilities” in the long term could complicate the situation on the border.
The comments come a day after the border agents temporarily closed the Texas processing center, the in the course of a migrant teen’s death.
US Closes, TEXAS PROCESSING CENTER in the MIDST of a FLU OUTBREAK, ACCORDING to TEEN MIGRANTS DEATH
“If we don’t have to step up to the Congress to give us the funds we need, we will continue to see these problems arise, and to continue to serious tragedies, while they are in our custody,” Judd said.
Host Eric Shawn asked Judd if the death of 16-year-old from Guatemala, a sign of the “potential health crisis” at the border.
“Absolutely,” Judd said, adding that he is scheduled to work at the same time, McAllen, Texas, center later on Wednesday. “We see, such as overcrowding, such as we have never seen before.”
The teen migrant died of complications from the flu and was dying, the fifth smaller, after in US custody since December.
Judd is not called the “five too many” dead “acceptable.”
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“If you’re going to have overpopulation of people and hold people in detention for six days without showers and without the right equipment – bed linen-facilities and so on and so forth, problems, such as” Judd said.
“ICE can’t take it out of your Hand, because you have to clear the bed,” Judd said of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.