DHS releases images of empty Border Patrol facility as child migrants move to HHS shelters

The Biden administration on Tuesday released images showing how it has emptied out the once-packed Border Patrol facility in Donna, Texas — which a few months ago had seen images emerge of migrants packed into “pods” amid the surging crisis at the border.

The administration came under fire for its handling of the crisis, and that criticism was exacerbated by the images that emerged from Donna. At that time, more than 5,000 were in Border Patrol facilities — and th number has now dropped into the hundreds.

NEW IMAGES SHOW EXPANSION OF MIGRANT FACILITY IN DONNA, TEXAS AS CRISIS RAGES 

This image shows the facility in Donna, Texas as of April 30. (DHS)

Those numbers have in turn shifted toward the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) — which the administration says is better able to handle children. The administration has been quickly opening new HHS facilities — including at military bases — to handle the continuing surge in unaccompanied children.

This image shows the facility in Donna, Texas as of April 30. (DHS)

In March, there were just over 11,000 unaccompanied minors in HHS custody; there are now more than 22,000. From there, they are normally transported to the care of a sponsor, such as

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