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""A message is being broadcast across the nation that migrants should be seeking asylum through official channels, and it's just not possible. What we're seeing on the ground is that people are being turned away." More at @npr: https://t.co/O6tk7Jrzy4"Read more from Twitter
Despite the sorta happy ending to this story, it's really not, given the policy that's featured in the rest of the thread.
President Trump has calculated that he will gain political leverage in congressional negotiations by continuing to enforce a policy he claims to hate - separating immigrant parents from their young children at the southern border, according to White House officials. On Friday, Trump suggested he would not change the policy unless Democrats agreed to his other immigration demands, which include...Read more from www.washingtonpost.com
"Over 60 Cities Protest Family Separation at the United States Border https://t.co/juSg7XOrCX via @TeenVogue"Read more from Twitter
Soon I'll be heading inside this Border Patrol processing center where immigrant families are separated in McAllen, Texas. I was there in 2015, requested to see it for months. Will Facebook live afterward on @latimes pic.twitter.com/VSIxmVGGmW— Molly Hennessy-Fiske (@mollyhf) June 17, 2018
Today, while we celebrate fatherhood, our country is systematically ripping children from the arms of their parents. What will we allow our nation to become?— Sally Yates (@SallyQYates) June 17, 2018
On #FathersDay please remember all the fathers in Central America who are fleeing poverty and persecution in search of a safe life for their families. This is why parents come to the border with their children. Because they want a decent life for them. Because they love them. 1/ pic.twitter.com/dPoGGPIkci— James Martin, SJ (@JamesMartinSJ) June 17, 2018
We have gotten the door open at the Elizabeth, NJ ICE detention center and refusing to let it close until we are given access to the detainees. #FamiliesBelongTogether pic.twitter.com/pAZsEpS5g8— (((Rep. Nadler))) (@RepJerryNadler) June 17, 2018
7 Democratic members of Congress are attempting to enter a detention facility in New Jersey. https://t.co/yb9XCXrvQf— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 17, 2018
Employee quits job at for-profit child prison camp after being told to order three siblings not to hug each other.— Matt Bors (@MattBors) June 15, 2018
“[they were] huddled together, tears streaming down their faces”https://t.co/WHBQ2LVwdD