migrant families los ebanos U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the McAllen station encounter migrant families in Los Ebanos, Texas, on June 15, 2019. (Kris Grogan/CBP)

Why Border Patrol Isn’t Accepting Donations for Kids in Custody

Rep. Terry Canales heard the reports of children suffering in squalid conditions at Customs and Border Protection facilities and knew what he had to do.

The Texas state legislator sent a letter to local Border Patrol officials asking what items members of the public could donate.

Canales says the response he received baffled him. “We don’t accept donations,” the email from a Border Patrol representative said, according to Canales.

Read more at CNN

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