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U.S. Appeals Order To Give Detained Migrants Beds In Arizona


The Trump administration has appealed a court order requiring the U.S. Border Patrol to provide beds, blankets, showers, quality food and medical evaluations to migrants held in many Arizona facilities longer than 48 hours.  The appeal filed Monday didn't list a reason.

The federal government has argued that no constitutional violations have been proven and that it has taken steps to reduce time in custody for migrants detained at the border.

The judge ruled for migrants who sued in 2015 over what they called dangerously crowded and inhumane conditions in Arizona’s Tucson Sector.

The judge issued the final order last week, calling for actual beds and washable blankets.

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