For weeks, the Trump administration has faced scorching criticism for separating migrant families at the border, and detaining immigrant children in inhumane conditions.
On Tuesday, the administration pushed back.
Matthew Albence, a top official with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, even compared family detention centers to "summer camps."
"We have officers in these facilities," he said. "I think the best way to describe them is to be more like a summer camp.