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Lexy @PoliticallyRYT
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1/ The images were taken in 2014 at a holding center in Texas.

Caged: Congressman Henry Cuellar took these shocking images to highlight how overwhelmed the US authorities are with the recent tide of illegal immigrants.


Maxine Waters
Elizabeth Warren
2/ Young faces: The pictures show just how many of the illegal immigrants are children - many of whom have no supervising adult. Up to 400 a day pouring over the border.
3/ Cheek-by-jowl: The immigrants are crammed in tiny rooms and forced to sleep on the floor with aluminium blankets as their only comfort
4/ Conditions: The images were taken at a holding center in Texas which can no longer accommodate large numbers of children and mothers traveling alone with their kids, forcing the federal government to open more facilities
5/ Despite the influx Vice President Joe Biden believes more, not fewer, immigrants should come to America.
6/ Appeal: Border patrol agents are appealing to the federal government to help with the thousands of illegal children pouring across the border.

Keep in mind that this is 2014
7/ Blame game: Obama has come under fire for a change in the immigration rules two years ago which sent a message out to Central and South Americans that if you are a young illegal immigrant you will not be deported
8/ Unprecedented: More than 160,000 immigrants have been apprehended in Texas' Valley sector in the first eight months of the 2014 fiscal year, eclipsing the total for all of 2013
9/ Disease: A border guard said the resources were so slim that diseased children were separated simply by yellow police evidence tape
10/ Emergency: A girl is taken out on a stretcher from the Nogales camp - the third taken to hospital that day
11/ Health problems: There have been many reports of health problems amid the crush of people at Nogales
12/ Sickness: Thousands of children were transported to Nogales, Arizona, and reportedly became sickened by the food they had been given at the shelter
13/ PR disaster: Large green screens were used to keep the children hidden at the Nogales Border Patrol station in Arizona
14/ Nogales Border Patrol station: Staff set up tents and giant fans in the 100 degree heat
15/ Conspiracy: An association of former border guards has accused the government of deliberately 'orchestrating' the flood of minors for 'political reasons'
End/ Let me get this straight. Republicans supposedly set these photos up for politics gain. Does that sound familiar to what the liberals are truly doing right now?…
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