Tag: migrant children
"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."
Regardless of immigration status or increased agency authority – child abuse remains a federal felony.
Activists camped outside a sprawling tent city in the Texas desert bring a message to migrant children detained there: No estás solo. You are not alone.
"A reminder that, yes, this is who the U.S. is. The U.S. is a country that murders children both directly and indirectly in a myriad of ways."
"The culture of cruelty at CBP has only worsened under the Trump administration."