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Advocates back Gov. Greg Abbott's call for greater oversight at migrant shelters. But they question his timing and motivations.

Abbott largely remained silent despite reports of widespread abuse in migrant shelters during former President Donald Trump’s administration.

A group of unaccompanied minors wait to be transported by U.S. Customs and Border Protection after crossing the Rio Grande into the United States from Mexico in Roma on April 7, 2021.

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