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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
"21/ They have been given directly from our government to traffickers. Our government essentially trafficked unaccompanied minors. This is not hyperbole or "fake news" this is the Senate Report: https://t.co/AckLTc9Muu"Read more from Twitter
"Federal judge strikes a blow against the Trump administration's separation of families at the border https://t.co/i9cncTXVCZ"Read more from Twitter
"The fact that Senator Merkley was denied entry to a federal immigration facility while trying to check the welfare of children is unacceptable. This Administration needs to give answers on how they're treating these kids, and they need to stop separating families at the border. https://t.co/3V1dv4ZbEw"
"UN demands Trump stop separating families at the border https://t.co/ZJmwgF5mGr"Read more from Twitter
Horrible scoop: Father kills himself after being separated from 3 year old son at the US border. “They had to use physical force to take the child out of his hands,” an agent said, after which the father was put in a chain-link cell. ?@NickMiroff? https://t.co/vxxh94JKGF— Stephanie McCrummen (@mccrummenWaPo) June 9, 2018