Sobering photos show a Texas detention center where migrant children are held, and a mural of Trump is painted on a wall


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Images of an immigrant child detention center show the conditions in which nearly 1,500 undocumented migrant boys were sheltered in Brownsville, Texas.
Inside, painted murals of President Donald Trump can be seen throughout, with some of them featuring quotes like, “Sometimes losing a battle you find a new way to win the war,” written in both English and Spanish.
Children are only allowed to leave the complex for two hours each day. Many spent time inside watching the Disney animated film “Moana” and learning about US history.

Images of an immigrant child detention center show the conditions in which nearly 1,500 undocumented migrant boys are being sheltered in Brownsville, Texas.

MSNBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff and other journalists toured the facility, named Casa Padre. Soboroff reported his observations and some pictures of the facility in a lengthy Twitter threat Wednesday night.

Inside the facility, called Casa Padre, there are some painted murals of President Donald Trump that feature quotes, including one that read in English and Spanish: “Sometimes losing a battle you find a new way to win the war,” Soboroff reported.

The reporter observed that nearly every room in the facility was housing multiple children, despite it being constructed to house four. Children were only allowed to leave the complex for two hours each day, and some of them spent time inside watching the Disney animated film “Moana” and learning about US history, Soboroff reported.

“This place is called a shelter, but effectively these kids are incarcerated, Soboroff said on MSNBC, pointing to photos he took during a tour supervised by the US Health and Human Services department. One of those photos showed an unidentified child having a barcode that was attached to his wrist being scanned, as he stood in line with a tray of food.

According to Soboroff, one of the first …read more

Source:: Business Insider

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