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this is not what the American people signed up for that we're somehow treating innocent kids like prisoners White House hopefuls in Miami for the twenty twenty democratic debates are trekking to a nearby facility housing thousands of unaccompanied migrant children the latest build the plot the %HESITATION and Bernie Sanders Thursday president visiting amid growing scrutiny over the treatment of migrant children in US custody do not lock up thousands of children including kids or eight nine or ten years of age video from outside the facility show the kids walking around wearing orange caps protecting them from the heat nearly twenty five hundred children most from Central America our house that the facility which immigration advocates have said does not meet basic safety and wellness standard , their visits come as immigrant rights attorneys asked a federal judge to hold the US government's in contempt arguing that migrant children are being held in deplorable conditions in violation of an earlier court settlement writers Michael Rosenberg explains %HESITATION under a long standing legal settlement there are certain standards that need to be met when children are in government custody and they're supposed to be transfered as quickly as possible out of these border stations %HESITATION the %HESITATION observers %HESITATION of this settlement half are going to monitor these conditions and say that's not happening and that some of these children were staying in facilities with not adequate food or sanitary conditions the filings which includes dozens of accounts from children come after attorneys last week spoke out about conditions at the client's border patrol station outside a Paso Texas they had very consistent stories that they were sometimes cold that they weren't getting regular access to showers %HESITATION that the food was insufficient meanwhile on Capitol Hill Thursday the U. S. house and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill to address the worsening conditions for migrants along the border