Tag: migrant children
The Trump administration—which has denied the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and seized infants from their parents—claims it is acting in the interest of public health and children.
“There are seven countries right now designing programs based on what they’ve learned about ours.”
The Department of Homeland Security has moved 100 migrant children back to a Border Patrol facility in Clint, Texas, where infants and...
"They’re breaking the law by taking the children away from their families."
"Children are dying, and the CBP must do more to end this string of tragedies."
"We cannot continue to spend taxpayer dollars on the President’s manufactured crisis at the border, which is government-sanctioned child abuse."
That new policy is the subject of a federal lawsuit filed in Virginia that says the Trump administration is using migrant children as bait to arrest their undocumented family members.
"This is not normal! Why would any member of Congress or person of conscience support increasing funds and enabling this agency?"
"Unless we truly understand what happened in these tragedies, we cannot fix what went wrong and put the correct policies in place so that it never happens again.”
The Trump administration intended to "traumatize children and intentionally create a humanitarian crisis at the border."