For months, Democrats including New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have given the impression that U.S. immigration detention centers are tantamount to Holocaust concentration camps.
The freshman congresswoman led the litany of allegations against ICE facilities, as she asserted via Twitter that law enforcement officials were treating illegal immigrants as if they’re sub-humans.
Now I’m on my way to Clint, where the Trump admin was denying children toothpaste and soap.
This has been horrifying so far. It is hard to understate the enormity of the problem. We’re talking systemic cruelty w/ a dehumanizing culture that treats them like animals.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) July 1, 2019
It should be pointed out that Ocasio-Cortez has a difficult time distinguishing fact from fiction; she’s a lawmaker who grapples with what’s legal.
A Fox News report from an exclusive tour this month of an immigration detention center in Adelanto, California, contradicts the Democrats’ end-of-the-world assessment of the southern border situation.
The video below serves as transparent evidence — something Ocasio-Cortez didn’t provide to back her claim that immigrants in Clint, Texas, were drinking out of toilets — of conditions at ICE holding facilities.
The Adelanto Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility features such amenities as round-the-clock health care, unlimited phone calls and a law library. If immigrants being held there want exercise, soccer fields are available.
A detainee from El Salvador claimed the Adelanto center is superior to others of its kind.
“Right here, I have contact with my family, I can hug my kids,” said Noel Beltran.
That positive Fox News report and video footage comes on the heels of Vice President Mike Pence’s encouraging visit two weeks before.
Vice President Mike Pence visits border detention center in McAllen, Texas. pic.twitter.com/T6VpqyYs20
— The Hill (@thehill) July 12, 2019
Despite the fact there’s palpable video documentation showing clean and healthy conditions at ICE centers, doomsday Democrats will likely persist in proclaiming otherwise. Because that’s what they do. Whenever leftists speak out about something the Trump administration oversees, it must fit their narrative that President Donald Trump and his supporters are racist — as The Daily Wire recently reported about actor Jeff Daniels.
God forbid the truth get in the way of Democrats’ stories.
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