In attempt to relieve overcrowding at border facilities in Texas, hundreds of migrant families, mostly from Central America, detained while trying to cross the southern border will be flown to San Diego where they will be interviewed, finger printed, and photographed. "We're in the middle of a humanitarian crisis and the numbers in Texas are staggering so the BP helping out in those sectors to more efficiently process those folks," an unnamed Customs and Border Protection official said, referring to the Border Patrol. The first official flight arrived on Friday and three flights carrying between 120 and 135 people will take off weekly. The families will be medically screened before departure to ensure they are fit for travel. There are not expected to be any unaccompanied minors on the flights.
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