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Trump Administration hosts Concentration Camps at the Texas Border

This week, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a link to an Esquire article titled “An Expert on Concentration Camps Says That’s Exactly What the U.S. Is Running at the Border” which sparked controversy over the Trump administration’s handling of refugees. AOC captioned her tweet “This administration has established concentration camps on the southern border of the United States for immigrants, where they are being brutalized with dehumanizing conditions and dying. This is not a hyperbole. It is the conclusion of expert analysis.” In the past week, there has been a resurgence of attention on the southern border due to new information regarding the conditions of the concentration camps in Texas. Clara Long, a researcher for Human Rights Watch described the environment as “The kids had colds and were sick and said they didn’t have access to soap to wash their hands. It was an alcohol-based cleanser. Some kids who were detained for 2-3 weeks had only one or two opportunities to shower.” A team of lawyers, doctors, and advocates noted that children are being held past the legal time limit, people are going weeks without showering or changing clothes, poor quality food with little to no variation, most of the refugees they […]

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