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Unaccompanied Children at the Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection struggles to process the rising numbers of minors.

June 20, 2014

With more than 47,000 unaccompanied children sneaking into the country since Oct. 1, two U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities have been key in dealing with processing the illegal immigrants. The Brownsville, Texas, and Nogales, Ariz., facilities handle a large portion of the illegal immigrants who come to the United States, mostly from Central American countries. 

Detainees sleep and watch television in a holding cell.(Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Customs and Border Protection agents work at a processing facility Wednesday in Brownsville,Texas.(Eric Gay-Pool/Getty Images)

Detainees walk in a line during their time outside.(Eric Gay-Pool/Getty Images)

 

Detainees sleep in a holding cell.(Eric Gay-Pool/Getty Images)

Clothes for detainees are sorted and folded.(Eric Gay-Pool/Getty Images)

Detainees watch a World Cup soccer match from a holding cell at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz.(Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

 

A toddler sits on the floor with other detainees.(Eric Gay-Pool/Getty Images)

Detained children color and draw out doors.(Eric Gay-Pool/Getty Images)

Customs and Border Protection agents work at the Brownsville processing facility.(Eric Gay-Pool/Getty Images)

 

Two young girls watch a World Cup match from their holding area Wednesday at the Nogales Placement Center.(Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

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