Border Patrol Agents Brought Home Diseases to their Children

In its first report since the surge, the inspector general said agents have contracted everything from scabies and lice to chickenpox, including bringing the disease home to their own children, as they care for the unaccompanied minors. Investigators also said they saw instances of agents and officers spending their own money to buy toys, clothing and food for children and families.

The details are already ugly because if family members contract diseases, then those children are likely to spread them to other American children. Continue reading