Fort Sill houses 1,200 unaccompanied children, but members of the U.S. Congress are not allowed in:
A congressman trying to visit a federal facility housing unaccompanied illegal immigrants from Central America was denied access to the building today.
According to a press release, Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., attempted to visit the Fort Sill Army post—run by the Department of Health and Human Services—in Lawton, Okla., Tuesday but was told that he would have to schedule an appointment to enter the building.
Bridenstine says an HHS official told him he could schedule a visit in three weeks.
Rep. Bridenstine, a member of the Armed Services Committe, explained why he wanted to visit the facility,
Many of the children are sick,
Three or four children were reportedly taken to Rady’s Children’s Hospital on Tuesday night, although details of the hospital visits or what diseases the children may have were not immediately available.
There are also high incidences of communicable diseases,
The Central American passengers were screened for unknown diseases and at least 40 were being quarantined at the Border Patrol Chula Vista Station with active scabies and head lice.
In related news, CDC CONFIRMS ACTIVATION OF “EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER” IN RESPONSE TO IMMIGRANT INFLUX
After months, federal health agency responsible for “disease control and prevention” breaks silence.
“The CDC Emergency Operations Center is activated during events such as hurricanes or disease outbreaks,” a 2009 CDC video about the EOC states.
Oh, wait, they’re not illegal aliens, they’re #RefugeeRiders. And they’re here to stay: Little known law could allow many of the unaccompanied children to remain in the U.S. legally if they are “abandoned”