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A New Report on Family Separations Shows the Depths of Trump’s Negligence

Asylum-seeking families from Central America, who have been forced to wait in dangerous Mexican border cities under another policy called the Migration Protection Protocols, are now sending their children to cross the U.S. border alone. And, on the American side, since June, 2018, D.H.S. has already separated an additional eleven hundred children from their parents. The Administration has learned one lesson, however: it no longer calls its policy zero tolerance. Continue reading

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Editorial: The Trump administration is using any excuse it can find to separate migrant families

The federal government has continued to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border despite a court order that sought to severely curtail the practice. Over the course of a year , 911 more children were taken, the American Civil Liberties Union charged in a court filing Tuesday. And where did the ACLU get those details? From the government itself. Continue reading

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ELIZABETH WARREN CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION INTO MONITORING OF FAMILY SEPARATION PROTESTS

Elizabeth Warren is calling on the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General to open an internal investigation following revelations that a private intelligence firm provided the law enforcement agency with information on hundreds of protests against the Trump administration’s policy of family separation. Continue reading