She’s the face of Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy

The chorus of condemnation includes Democrats, as well as Republicans, who are increasingly anxious that reports about bereft children taken from their parents could damage the GOP's chances in November. President Donald Trump could end the policy today if he wanted. People caught crossing illegally now face automatic criminal prosecution. But no law mandates that parents must be separated from their children at the border.

Speaking to small business owners on Tuesday, Trump signaled he was not open to a half-measure that protects families without delivering to Trump the rest of his immigration wish list. Catch and release is the unofficial name of a protocol that has been followed by immigration enforcement agencies Fact: This protocol came about during the George W. Bush administration at a time when USA immigration officials simply did not have sufficient facilities (and the funding to operate them) to detain all the people they discovered in apparent violation of immigration laws and process them for deportation.

To prosecute illegal migrants in the U.S. "We have no wall". We have no border security. But first-time crossers are often given an option of voluntary deportation back to countries - a flight to Central America, or for Mexicans, a bus to the border.

The family separation issue gained widespread attention in the past week, as media outlets published photos of children held in fenced facilities and audio of them crying for their parents.

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Mr Trump has declared the U.S. "will not be a migrant camp" on his watch, saying on Monday: "I say it's very strongly the Democrats' fault".

One month after President Donald Trump berated her over soaring illegal immigration, United States homeland security chief Kirstjen Nielsen has become the front-line defender of the administration's widely condemned practice of separating migrant children from their parents. "She believes we need to be a country that follows all laws, but also a country that governs with heart". Cornyn said they want to keep families together while still "expediting their ability" to go before an immigration judge. If adults have been held in detention for longer periods, children typically have been released to a relative or sponsor - and they still can be, although fingerprinting is expected to deter relatives whose status is undocumented from coming forward because of heightened fear.

The measure does not provide a limit on the amount of time children can be detained along with their parents, but federal "family residential standards", laid out by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, would apply to facilities used to detain families, according to another House Republican aide involved in immigration talks. Ahead of a visit by the President to the Capitol this evening, Republican leaders were trying to guide rank-and-file lawmakers away from enflaming Trump's instincts to retreat to harsh, but familiar, rhetoric against immigration.

The House of Representatives is set to vote, likely on Thursday, on two major pieces of legislation that toughen border security and help some people brought to the United States as children stay in the country.

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A second bill, negotiated between Speaker Paul Ryan and the White House, would promise $25-billion for Mr. Trump's wall, to be delivered by a future Congress; make it easier for authorities to detain families and quickly deport them to Mexico; cut some legal immigration; and offer renewable six-year visas for DACA recipients.

"It's unbelievable how people are surprised that he's keeping the promises he made on the campaign trail now", said Trump political adviser Bill Stepien.

Trump has also falsely tried to blame Democrats for his administration's policy, which he has the power to end. One legislative solution, proposed by Texas senator Ted Cruz, is to order families be kept together, with new detention facilities built for that objective.

Ultimately, she condemned the separations.

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That puts Republicans, especially those still facing primaries, in a predicament - break with the president and risk facing a tough challenge over a cultural issue that fires up the base, or agree with him and risk losing in a general election in swing districts, where moderate Republicans and independents, who disapprove of the policy, are key to their re-election.

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