DHS says the separations occurred due to criminal activity or gang affiliation by the adults, or hospitalization. At least 20 adults were separated because of prosecution for “other reasons” that were unclear from the data.
Advocates for immigrant families that were separated by the US government said Thursday they’re concerned about a group of children who’ve remained in custody for months even though their parents had designated sponsors to take them in.
The Trump administration has “quietly resumed” separating migrant families at the border, according to ProPublica, just months after the president signed an order to keep parents and kids together.
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Federal officials found 14 more children last week who had been separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border this year, according to court records.
From the early days of the Trump administration, the White House and Justice Department have obsessively sought to separate asylum-seeking parents from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border. The American people and the courts have mounted fierce resistance to this sadistic practice, but Trump’s men will not be deterred.
After long hours at his day job, Sergio Cordova was driving home to pick up supplies and clothing for the tired and hungry asylum seekers who were camped out just a few miles away, in Matamoros, Mexico, waiting to be let in.