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Santa Barbara Congressman Visits Border Facility For Kids

Carrizo Springs
Courtesy of NBC pool

A congressman from Santa Barbara says that the increasing numbers of unaccompanied minors arriving at our border are better facilitated now than previously.

Democratic Congressman Salud Carbajal of Santa Barbara visited facilities temporarily housing unaccompanied minors this week.

The welfare of the unaccompanied minors was what Democratic Congressman Salud Carbajal of Santa Barbara says was his priority when he toured Carrizo Spring Facility in Texas, which is being used to house unaccompanied migrant children.

"They have much better facilities, there are medical facilities available 24 hours, "he said on Thursday.
He said there's an education assessment and program and a "whole host of things that are being done, that were not being done in the past."

It comes as an increasing number of unaccompanied migrant children arrive at the US border with Mexico.