Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 A scathing new report from the Dept. of Homeland Security's own watchdog office says migrants are being held in overcrowded detention centers for too long. It also points to why there are growing dangers for Border Patrol agents at those facilities. And President Trump promises a July 4th celebration unlike any other. Why do critics say it's sure to be expensive for taxpayers?
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Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

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Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

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Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

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A scathing new report from the Dept. of Homeland Security's own watchdog office says migrants are being held in overcrowded detention centers for too long. It also points to why there are growing dangers for Border Patrol agents at those facilities. And President Trump promises a July 4th celebration unlike any other. Why do critics say it's sure to be expensive for taxpayers?