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Below is a satellite image of a border facility south of El Paso that offers a closer look at the tent shelters erected to house children who were separated from their parents at the border as part of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy.

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Data: Humans Right Watch via Planet Labs; Map: Lazaro Gamio/Axios

The details: This image was captured on June 19 by Planet Labs and first published by Humans Rights Watch, just nine days after the camp was originally erected.

The big picture: This is just one of the more than 100 facilities holding migrant children across the United States. According to the Washington Post, the federal government is responsible for the care of more than 11,000 migrant children — including the 2,500 who have been separated from their parents. It's still unclear when these children will be reunited with their families.

What to watch: On Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services requested that the Pentagon house 20,000 migrant children from July to the end of the year on military bases. Meanwhile, the federal government currently has just 3,326 beds for detained families, per Politico. There were at least 9,485 family members arrested in May.

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Schumer's m(aj)ority checklist

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

Capitalizing on the Georgia runoffs, achieving a 50-50 Senate and launching an impeachment trial are weighty to-dos for getting Joe Biden's administration up and running on Day One.

What to watch: A blend of ceremonies, hearings and legal timelines will come into play on Tuesday and Wednesday so Chuck Schumer can actually claim the Senate majority and propel the new president's agenda.

The dark new reality in Congress

National Guard troops keep watch at security fencing. Photo: Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

This is how bad things are for elected officials and others working in a post-insurrection Congress:

  • Rep. Norma Torres (D-Calif.) said she had a panic attack while grocery shopping back home.
  • Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) said police may also have to be at his constituent meetings.
  • Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) told a podcaster he brought a gun to his office on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6 because he anticipated trouble with the proceedings that day.
Off the Rails

Episode 3: Descent into madness ... Trump: "Sometimes you need a little crazy"

Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photos: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Beginning on election night 2020 and continuing through his final days in office, Donald Trump unraveled and dragged America with him, to the point that his followers sacked the U.S. Capitol with two weeks left in his term. This Axios series takes you inside the collapse of a president.

Episode 3: The conspiracy goes too far. Trump's outside lawyers plot to seize voting machines and spin theories about communists, spies and computer software.

President Trump was sitting in the Oval Office one day in late November when a call came in from lawyer Sidney Powell. "Ugh, Sidney," he told the staff in the room before he picked up. "She's getting a little crazy, isn't she? She's really gotta tone it down. No one believes this stuff. It's just too much."