A child traveling with a caravan of migrants from Central America sleeps at a camp near the San Ysidro checkpoint, after U.S. border authorities allowed the first small group of women and children entry from Mexico overnight, in Tijuana

Children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border alone are detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and put in detention facilities.

From the article: What Happens When A Child Arrives At The U.S. Border?

A child traveling with a caravan of migrants from Central America sleeps at a camp near the San Ysidro checkpoint, after U.S. border authorities allowed the first small group of women and children entry from Mexico overnight, in Tijuana, Mexico.

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