US Border Patrol Maxed Out at Double Capacity With Kids

Children crossing the border without parents are putting a strain on the processing centers of the border patrol.
1:52 | 06/18/14

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Return tonight here to the stunning images -- team watching his children cross over the American border many alone without their parents all part of this new surge headed north. We told you we'd stay on this and tonight ABC's Jamal -- with the pictures and where these children and up. -- -- -- Inside the hunt for an unprecedented flood of Central American children. Some with parents but now so many coming alone. Sneaking into the US along our southern border. Helicopters above the Border Patrol agents below thickness along exclusively as they track them in the bush. Couple more and it's happening a thousand times a day in the Rio Grande valley of Texas unheard of -- somebody here. Mom's bringing babes in arms across the river into the United States. This woman from Honduras collapsing into the arms of an agent when he says yes you are in the US. The young man next to her only seventy. -- alone. And these two -- just children spent six days riding buses and walking here from El Salvador. I asked him how old and so -- -- stuff. -- being that latency than. Sixteenth in just sixteen on Izzo the boy is taking his younger sister to join their mother in Savannah Georgia. There goes there she is just twelve -- Daniels. They smile nervously when I tell them they're just kids will they go next right here -- bit overwhelming. Expects. Since business calendar the first stop in the US where these lost children is here. Being overwhelmed and overcrowded processing centers of the US Border Patrol. Where the American dream starts on a concrete floor. -- -- ABC news Brownsville Texas. Coroner thanks to Jim tonight and will be staying on this story.

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