U.S. BORDER AGENCY SAYS IT IS HOLDING 200 CHILDREN, DOWN FROM 2,500...

CHILDREN WILL RECEIVE BILINGUAL EDUCATION WHILE BEING DETAINED, OFFICIALS SAID.

THAT'S A HUGE DIFFERENCE SINCE HHS HAS RECEIVED THEIR FUNDING, THE OFFICIAL SAID.

Officials gave reporters a tour of the facility operated by San Antonio-based company BCFS on Wednesday, showing clean dormitories and staff doing laundry.
That's a huge difference since HHS has received their funding," the official said.
Amid the provocative rhetoric, a senior U.S. Customs and Border Protection official offered the more consolatory news that the controversial detentions of children by the agency were down to about 200.

(Reuters) - U.S. border officers were detaining about 200 unaccompanied children along the southern border on Wednesday, down from more than 2,500 in May, thanks to congressional funding increases, a senior border agency...

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