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In nearly 100-degree heat, migrants still
packed outside in camp at international bridge

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 6/12/2019 1:53:33 PM

EL PASO, Texas – The photos showed migrant families fenced in under an international bridge, huddled against the cold, their children shawled in Mylar blankets. The images, which captured national attention in March, sparked criticism about the treatment of those seeking refuge and asylum in the country. Federal officials issued statements saying they would transfer the families to a "location with more space and shelter capability." Three months later, a makeshift detention camp still occupies a parking lot at the foot of the northbound Paso del Norte international bridge in downtown El Paso. Mylar blankets were tied to a fence last week

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The headline complains about the heat while the story complains about cold and rain. Which sad tale is it?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MFM 6/12/2019 1:55:46 PM (No. 96793)
Turn up the heat!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Vaquero45 6/12/2019 2:17:33 PM (No. 96805)
Trying to care.... workin’ on it... trying...nope, can’t.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: web 6/12/2019 2:59:42 PM (No. 96842)
These "migrants" are from Mexico and Central America. They grew up in heat and humidity. It probably feels nice and cool in El Paso to them. It's a dry heat. If they don't like how they are being treated, they can always go back across the border and go home.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter 6/12/2019 4:58:45 PM (No. 96929)
Amen, #3. South Texans are working jobs all day in the same jungle-like high humidity and heat. Yep, it is the pits. Perhaps they should just go on back home.
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