Blog Posts in June, 2018

  • Trump Executive Order Stops Separating Immigrant Families, Not "Zero-Tolerance" Policy

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to allow children to remain with their parents caught illegally crossing the U.S. border, a move to stop the separation of families due to relentless pressure to change the policy after a national outcry caused by images of children. Before the order was made, the administration had been defending the separation of families, while ...
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  • The Number of Immigrant Children at Government Shelters Surge

    According to federal health officials, nearly 11,000 migrant children are being kept in government custody without their parents. This number is a 22% increase since April. As the Trump administration continues to ramp up prosecution of parents who cross the border with their children, a total of 10,852 migrant children are being held in shelters run by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). ...
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