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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.
"Cecilia Munoz-who handled immigration policy in the Obama administration and has worked in the field for 30 years-says, "We take better care of people's effects when we send them to jail than we took care of the children who we took from their parents." https://t.co/SmY94xtSmG https://t.co/W6CWjEbWep"
"@AP A new government watchdog memo says the Trump administration waived rigorous background checks for all staff working at the nation's largest detention camp for migrant children. https://t.co/G6IWN5pipr"Read more from Twitter
"This 4-year-old was yanked from his father's arms at the border. The gov't says the father is in a gang but won't offer evidence- even to a judge. The boy's lawyer didn't know he had been separated from his father. Read, by the amazing @gingerthomp1: https://t.co/y4bL6eSzeb"Read more from Twitter
Advocates for immigrant families that were separated by the US government said Thursday they're concerned about a group of children who've remained in custody for months even though their parents had designated sponsors to take them in.Read more from CNN
"The Trump administration has quietly resumed separating immigrant families at the border. At one agency in NY, the children were put into temporary foster care and shelters with little or no indication that they arrived at the border with their parents: https://t.co/QrPZFBkqa5"Read more from Twitter
The number of immigrant children being held in government custody has reached almost 15,000, putting a network of federally contracted shelters across the country near capacity. https://t.co/wYHNkIkP7l— Steve Mullis (@stevemullis) December 13, 2018
"7-year-old migrant girl taken into Border Patrol custody dies of dehydration, exhaustion https://t.co/Vb599XHO5I"Read more from Twitter
"I have questions. A lot of questions. Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin is her name. She was seven years old. Jakelin was in Border Patrol custody when she died last week of dehydration and cardiac arrest. #JusticeforJakelin (THREAD)"Read more from Twitter
I just left the tent city at Tornillo. It is a child prison camp. They refused our request to speak with the children who are held there.— Senator Jeff Merkley (@SenJeffMerkley) December 15, 2018
"Family of migrant girl who died in custody disputes official story on her death https://t.co/qH53PFW9lR"Read more from Twitter