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Biden Administration Builds Tent Facility to House Illegal Immigrants Being Processed by CBP

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A tent facility is rising in Texas to serve as a destination for illegal immigrants as numbers waiting to cross the border rise.

Migrants are flocking to a makeshift camp in Matamoros, Mexico, across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, “because people think that if you’re in the camp, you’ll be able to enter (the United States) first,” Honduran asylum seeker Oscar Borjas said, according to Reuters.

Some who cross might make it to Donna, Texas, where U.S. Customs and Border Patrol is building a tent facility amid renovations to the Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, according to Fox News.

“The Donna location was chosen because it is central to Border Patrol stations throughout the Rio Grande Valley Sector,” a CBP representative said.

In addition to the new camp being opened, the Department of Health and Human Services is planning to reactivate a temporary facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas, to care for unaccompanied migrant children over the age of 13. The facility can house about 700 illegal immigrant teenagers.

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