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Media Allowed Inside Processing Center With Hundreds Of Undocumented Children

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By KMVT News

Nogales, Arizona (CNN) The media gets its first look at a processing center in Nogales, Arizona that is housing about one thousand undocumented children who crossed the border illegally without their parents.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection allowed cameras inside for about 20 minutes Wednesday.

You can see air mattresses on the floors and bags with the children's belongings.

The CPB said the purpose of the site visit was to show the inside of the facility "and explain the Department of Homeland Security's responsibilities for the care and custody of children before they are transferred to the Department of Health and Human Services, as required by law."

Cameras were also allowed inside a similar facility in Brownsville, Texas.


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