United States separates 2000 children from parents at Mexico border

Senator Elizabeth Warren

The policy Trump has decried as "horrible and cruel" is something his own administration put forth - and something it has forcefully defended.

"The Democrats are forcing the breakup of families at the Border with their frightful and cruel legislative agenda", he tweeted. After listing his demands in any immigration bill, he added "Go for it!"

Amid the growing political storm, the president has signalled there is no end in sight to the ongoing drama. "I...[condemn] the continued use of family separation at the U.S./Mexico border..." The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Southern Baptist Convention issued statements critical of the practice.

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"What the administration has made a decision to do is to separate children from their parents to try to send a message that if you cross the border with children, your children are going to be ripped away from you". "Basically the administration has, in deciding to separate children from their parents, [tried] to weaponize children, using them as a leverage against the parents applying for their asylum applications". The figure is the only one released by the goverment.

What became clear earlier this year is that these are not outliers involving a small number of over-zealous border agents; they are the direct and deliberate product of official United States government policy. "The thinking in the building is to force people to the table".

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But he suggested the administration had no choice, asserting that "the Democrats forced that law upon our nation".

"I hate the children being taken away", Trump said Friday morning. Most have been teenagers who've come by themselves, but now, more young children are coming with their parents.

But he also repeated the falsehood that Democrats, now in the minority in Congress, are responsible for a law that mandates family separations. She also called for the administration to immediately stop separating children from parents who enter the country seeking asylum at legal crossings, unless they are being abused or trafficked.

Brooks said people who want to affect potential change can vocalize their opinions at their religious leaders and get them in action. I don't care where you're at, what time and what condition.

California Senator Dianne Feinstein has the support of 43 senators, all Democrats, for a bill in her chamber.

"You need their votes", Trump said referring to the Democrats in the Senate.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday that she sees "no prospects" for a legislative fix. It passed unanimously in Congress and was signed by Republican President George W. Bush. Some mothers say they were told their children were being taken for a bath, but were never returned. According to an extensive Washington Post fact check, it is largely a product of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which includes prosecutorial crackdowns on all undocumented adults, while existing policy requires that minors not be held in captivity.

In a roughly six-week period, almost 2,000 minors were separated from adults at the border, according to The Associated Press. "It was de facto open borders".

O'Rourke is one of several Democratic lawmakers who headed to the border and to detention centers this weekend to mark Father's Day with a public demonstration against the family-separation and child-detention policies.

Some senior officials think Democrats will be pressured by the policy to cut an immigration deal.

"We are unable to keep families in a detention setting together for an extended period", the DHS official said, noting that nowhere else in the United States are law enforcement agencies expected to detain children with their parents.

Others have argued that the main benefit of the policy is deterrence. Evangelist and staunch Trump supporter Franklin Graham has also called family separation "disgraceful".

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