The death of an 8-year-old Guatemalan immigrant in custody on Christmas Eve is a sign that U.S. officials need to make dramatic improvements to health and sanitation conditions at the border, says a physician familiar with medical issues faced by migrants.
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migrant children An eight year-old boy from Guatemala, under detention by Customs and Border Protection, died shortly after midnight on Christmas Day at a New Mexico hospital. He is the second migrant child to die A second immigrant child has died in U.S. government custody. The border patrol says an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died Tuesday. He was in a hospital in New Mexico getting treatment for a cold Felipe's came less than three weeks after another child, Jakel Caal Maqu, died after beg detaed by agents. Tags: migrant, child, dies, border, Second migrant child's death raises Shapiro said he could not speak to the specifics of these two latest ces, but he said the conditions children endure, both en route to the and once U.S. , can make U.S. Customs & Protection says medical personnel will immediately exame the hundreds of children under 10 years old its , followg the of a child.