Department of Homeland Security Secretary visits the border

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RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas – The Vice President’s visit comes the day after the Acting Homeland Security Secretary visits federal detention centers in El Paso.

Kevin McAleenan’s visit follows scathing reports of poor conditions at migrant detention facilities where children are being housed.

The New York Times reports outbreaks of chickenpox and other diseases spread among the kids.

Border Patrol officials strongly deny those claims.

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