Migrant children housed by the US government to make their shelter inside the Army base in the texas desert suffered with panic attacks and distress.
Inexperienced and untrained federal employees and contractors were sent to a child migrant housing site inside Fort Bliss
The Biden administration's quicked efforts to house the number of unaccompanied members who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border last year.
They led HHS to hire members who lacked child welfare practices and also knowledge.
Due to the large caseloads, high rates of turnover and the inexperience of workers, hundreds of lone children housed at the HHS tent camp in Fort Bliss
The area had the capacity to hold 10000 children who spent more than 2 months without seeing a case manager.
This caused a situation where many children waited weeks for response and which created anxiety and panic attacks.
A worker stated that a distress migrant girl cut herself in front of other children after knowing that case managers didn't speak to her parents.
Later, some reported that the children had limited access to shower, clean clothes and good food.
Due to the mental health of children, officials banned minor objects to prevent children from harming themselves.