Border Detention Centers Are So Overcrowded, Authorities Are Now Using Planes To Relocate Migrants: Report

The Trump administration has taken an unprecedented step to combat the growing number of migrants detained at the border: organizing aircraft flights for relocation to other detention facilities for processing. According to The Washington Post, Customs and Border Protection began transporting migrants by plane last week to several border detention centers along the border to mitigate the reports of overcrowding and understaffing. This is the worst I have ever seen it, by far, one Border Patrol veteran told the Post about the number of migrants apprehended along the southern border. The damage control tactic began on Friday, transferring migrants from McAllen, Texas to a facility about five hours away, and the flights are scheduled to continue daily next week, the …