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A Delphi forum for discussing breaking news, memes, various topics of interest. From the serious to the silly, we discuss the top stories in the news, on Twitter, and in your social media world. Every day, a different story.
At the heart of the bill is an extreme plan to gut protections for Central American children seeking asylum in the United States—one Democrats are certain to reject. https://t.co/XSAF1YaUyf— Mother Jones (@MotherJones) January 24, 2019
"HAPPENING NOW: Trump still separating families. Juliet is 15. Months. Old. Separated from her dad on December 28 & detained ever since. The worst part: The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) will not even disclose where she is being held. This is terror.https://t.co/2CojToXIEV"Read more from Twitter
Kirstjen Nielsen has continuously maintained - including during Congressional testimony - that there was never an *actual* family separation policy.— Nick Knudsen (@DemWrite) January 24, 2019
A newly uncovered 2017 memo tells a different story.
Uh oh. Did @SecNielsen lie to Congress?https://t.co/HOWmCbnxUT
"Six months before Kevin entered the U.S. with his one-year-old daughter, the Trump Administration had pledged to stop most family separations at the border. But in this case they took Grethshell, wailing, from his arms: https://t.co/3ZzKD0y1Hf"Read more from Twitter
Family separation is continuing into the new year. This Honduran 1-year-old was taken and put into foster care a month ago.— Hannah Dreier (@hannahdreier) January 30, 2019
Her mom gets one video call a week. In this call, the toddler will not look at her mother and cries to be held by a foster parent. https://t.co/xD8QIGEofZ pic.twitter.com/0wqpmSb2UY
*This* is the face of Trump's war on immigrants. A 17-month-old baby. Juliet. Returned last night to her mom. Asylum seekers from Honduras. Separated & detained by ICE for 2 months. This is the scene from SFO. Listen to her cries. Bear witness. This is trauma. This is too much. pic.twitter.com/sRvnn464Df— Scott Hechinger (@ScottHech) January 30, 2019
"BREAKING: Tonight the Trump administration filed documents that don't dispute the recent report that there may have been thousands more separated kids. They're arguing it would take too long to figure out where those kids are because they have no tracking system."Read more from Twitter
People being held in ICE detention sites are going on hunger strikes to protest conditions. ICE is force-feeding them. None of this should be happening in America. https://t.co/y7wdN0IyzL— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 1, 2019
Better to let them starve?
Better to fix the system so they don't feel the need to go on a hunger strike.