Fact check: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim about children in DHS camps

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district, wrote a tweet attacking the ” inhumane conditions” experienced by children detained in camps. She also made the following claims:

Claim 1:

“DHS [Department of Homeland Security] ripped 1000s of children from their parents.”

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Claim 2:

DHS put detained children in cages.

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Claim 3:

DHS call their cells “dog pounds” & “freezers.”

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