Report: Homeland Security seeks thousands of tighty-whiteys for detained immigrants in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas - The Department of Homeland Security is looking to fulfill an order for thousands of pairs of men's underwear – with hundreds of the requested men's briefs in the 5X and 6X-large sizes.

A solicitation posted earlier this month by the Immigration & Customs Enforcement office seeks thousands of "White 100% Cotton Men's Briefs" ranging from mediums to hundreds of 6X-large pairs of the underwear.

ICE facilities have seen a recent influx of detained immigrants awaiting deportation, during which time, the detention facilities require such basic items for the detained aliens, Breitbart reported. The ICE orders for the underwear are not unusual for the immigration detention facilities, according to ICE officials.

The solicitation placed through Federal Business Opportunities cites that the large order – and large underwear – are bound for El Paso, Texas.

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