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Scoop: Nearly 1,000 kids held by border patrol for more than 10 days

An internal Department of Homeland Security document leaked to Axios shows that 823 unaccompanied migrant children have been held in border patrol custody for over 10 days — more than a fourfold increase over the past week.

Why this matters: These facilities aren'tmeant to house kids for more than three days, but the recent surge of children at the southern border has overwhelmed the Biden administration's capacity to handle them.

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