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A look Inside The Arizona Detention Center Holding 1000 Immigrant Children

Photos Courtesy of the Associated press

Last week WDET reported on the story of roughly one-thousand children…some as young as three years old…being held in detention centers in Arizona.

The children have crossed the Mexican border into the U.S… migrating from as far as El Salvador and Honduras. Yesterday… reporters were allowed into the facility to see the conditions. Fernanda Echavarri is an immigration reporter for Arizona Public Media. She spoke to WDET’s Martina Guzmán about what it was like inside the facility and the impact the immigration crisis could have on individual states.