Washington Post Reporter Defends Coverage of Biden’s New Immigrant Detention Facility: It ‘Isn’t Like Trump’s Kids in Cages’

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A Washington Post reporter defended the paper’s decision to describe the Biden administration’s first center for holding immigrant children as a “migrant facility” in a new report, arguing that it was much more welcoming than holding centers under former President Donald Trump.

The issue arose as the result of a Monday story by The Post’s Silvia Foster-Frau detailing the new center in Carrizo Springs, Texas, headlined, “First migrant facility for children opens under Biden.” Critics noted the paper referred to the facilities in the Trump era using terms that included “concentration camps.”

Post senior political reporter Aaron Blake defended the decision on Tuesday in an analysis, titled, “No, Biden’s new border
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