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Shock footage shows migrants crammed into makeshift shelters as GOP and Dems demand Biden spend $1BN on border crisis


SHOCKING footage shows migrants crammed into makeshift shelters as Democrats and Republicans are calling on Joe Biden to spend $1billion on the border crisis.

In the short clip that has emerged, countless migrants including children can be seen held under the Anzalduas International Bridge in Granjeno, Texas.

Footage shows migrants crammed into makeshift shelters

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Footage shows migrants crammed into makeshift sheltersCredit: Project Veritas/Youtube
Over a million migrants are expected to cross the US border this year

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Over a million migrants are expected to cross the US border this yearCredit: EPA

It comes only a day after another video captured the moment two smugglers dropped two girls, aged 3 and 5, over a 14-foot border wall in New Mexico.

The footage was shared by a patrol agent, who said the little girls were dropped in the desert “miles from the nearest residence,” on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, earlier this week, deputy chief of the US border patrol Raul Ortiz, said that more than one million migrants are expected to cross the US’s southern border this year.

The increasing number of migrants is adding pressure to Joe Biden’s administration who are struggling to meet the demand of the thousands of unaccompanied children flocking to the US.

Republican John Katko Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar have introduced the Border Surge Response and Resilience Act, a bill that would require Homeland Security to make a plan for managing surges at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to Axios.

The bill would also allow DHS to pull from a $1 billion fund as needed to pay for food, transportation or clothing for large numbers of migrants.

Joe Biden's administration is struggling to meet the demand of the thousands of unaccompanied children flocking to the US

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Joe Biden’s administration is struggling to meet the demand of the thousands of unaccompanied children flocking to the USCredit: AFP
Countless migrants are held under the Anzalduas International Bridge

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Countless migrants are held under the Anzalduas International BridgeCredit: Project Veritas/Youtube
Two men were filmed dropping two toddlers over a 14ft border wall

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Two men were filmed dropping two toddlers over a 14ft border wallCredit: CBS
Migrants walking  towards the border wall after crossing the Rio Grande river

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Migrants walking towards the border wall after crossing the Rio Grande riverCredit: Reuters

As of Sunday, there were 5,767 children in Customs and Border Protection custody up from 5,495 children on Thursday, according to CBP data.

Under Trump, the largest number of unaccompanied minors was 2,600, which came in June 2019.

Worse still, there are a staggering 17,650 children in the custody of the federal government overall, including shelter facilities and other housing.

Earlier this week journalists were allowed inside the main border detention facility in Donna, Texas, where more than 4,100 people, including 3,400 unaccompanied children, were crammed into an area intended for 250.

Meanwhile, Vice President Kamala Harris has faced backlash for failing to hold a press conference after Joe Biden handed over the border crisis to her.

Republican lawmakers have stressed the nation is facing a “humanitarian crisis” but Harris has yet to hold a formal press conference on the matter.

The numbers of migrants crossing the Southern border have soared

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The numbers of migrants crossing the Southern border have soaredCredit: Reuters
As of Sunday there were 5,767 children in Customs and Border Protection custody

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As of Sunday there were 5,767 children in Customs and Border Protection custodyCredit: AP
More than 4,100 people were held in the main border detention facility in Donna, Texas

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More than 4,100 people were held in the main border detention facility in Donna, TexasCredit: AP

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has also slammed President Biden’s handling of the migrant crisis at the southern border and called the conditions “barbaric”, “horrifying” and “inhumane”.

“As we’ve seen there are arrivals and undocumented children – rather unaccompanied children that have come at the border and this had lead to completely inhuman and unacceptable, horrifying conditions of children in CBP [Customs and Border Protection] custody,” she said.

“And it’s unacceptable and it’s horrifying.”

Shocking moment ‘ruthless’ people smugglers drop two TODDLERS aged 3 and 5 over 14ft Mexico border wall





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