Migrant kids moved after reports of bad conditions

Congress is trying to rush $4.5 billion in emergency aid to the border after hundreds of children were moved out of a holding facility in Texas.
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Now to the crisis of the border where hundreds of migrant children. Have been moved out of a Border Patrol station after reports of shocking conditions overcrowding lack of adequate food soap toothbrushes or supervision. Our senior congressional correspondent Mary Bruce and I Capitol Hill where legislators expected to consider new border finding as early as today good morning Mary. Good morning Georgia congress today is trying to rush four point five billion dollars in emergency aid to the boarded trying deal. With these conditions that are being described as absolutely dying or hundreds. A children have now been moved out of that holding facility in Texas after we are told. Young children were being left to care for each how there. An attorney Matt but many of these children told us that they were sleeping on concrete floors they were spoiled and dirty lacking food and water many of them. Growing sick now it's not clear way are these children are now being moved to ask of the end of may there were 2400. Children. These patrol stations along the border he's are meant. To be just temporary holding facility to many of them. Are ending up there for days even weeks and that's because the actual shelters where conditions are much better are out of space and out of money. In all there are now thirteen thousand roughly children unaccompanied children staying at those shelters. Across the country George. Meantime made this border funding is being held up by some Democrats who are concerned that if they approve the planning. They're going to be approving the president's border policies they oppose. Hit hard everyone here on the hill agrees that this emergency funding is needed but Democrats are divided because many of them are concerned that the president may use that funding. To go ahead in fund tactic that they simply don't agree with different upon its crackdown. On immigration the Democrats are trying to put some conditions on this money and that the president reading a possible Ito Jordan Bruce thanks much.

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