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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.
The immigration stories that flooded social media and so upset people the last few days have actually unfolded over several years since 2014. Here we put them in order and question Cecilia Munoz, Obama's point person when the stories began. https://t.co/aBGsMrasWC @Morningedition— Steve Inskeep (@NPRinskeep) May 29, 2018
Someone risked breaking the law to bring you this photo of a mass detention of immigrants in progress.— Leah McElrath (@leahmcelrath) May 29, 2018
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The details are chilling.https://t.co/0OqUDPvqtV
A silent march around ICE offices in New York — in solidarity with the children being ripped apart from their parents at the border — has started. #FamiliesBelongTogether pic.twitter.com/p8ZfBUVEiN— ACLU (@ACLU) June 1, 2018
When the Trump administration announced this month it would criminally prosecute everyone who crossed the border illegally, which meant jailing immigrant parents and separating them from their children, it effectively manufactured a whole new group of unaccompanied minors who now must navigate the complicated US immigration system by themselves. In less than two weeks, 658 kids were divided from...Read more from www.vice.com
"A sitting United States senator had the cops called on him after he tried to enter an immigration detention center and get a first-hand look at the families separated from their children at the border. I wrote about this sick policy for @RollingStone. https://t.co/VBYAYltdX4 https://t.co/6JRHGoBQWD"Read more from Twitter
"When I visited an immigration detention center housing the children separated from their families, I was barred entry & the police were called on me. The front doors were locked and blacked out. What are they hiding about the conditions these innocent children are being held in?"Read more from Twitter
Extraordinary video of @SenJeffMerkley trying to enter an immigration detention center in Brownsville, TX where children who have been separated from their families are reportedly being held ---> https://t.co/F8YWZPVegD #FamiliesBelongTogether #KeepFamiliesTogether pic.twitter.com/FmNSac5dGg— CREDO Mobile (@CREDOMobile) June 4, 2018
“Is my little girl going to go with me when I get deported?” Listen to audio recorded during a mass trial of immigrants in a federal courthouse in Brownsville, Texas. https://t.co/SwONppGrpA pic.twitter.com/gyMBetvTFi— The Intercept (@theintercept) June 3, 2018