1,995 minors separated from adults during six-week period, DHS says
1,995 minors separated from adults during six-week period, DHS says
About 2,000 children separated from families at U.S. border: DHS
20 June, 2018, 01:12
After being placed in a shelter, they can be placed with a sponsor USA family.
There is no law that requires children be separated from their parents at the border.
"From a policy perspective", Oliversaid, Sessions "might as well be citing"Green Eggs and Ham": We must keep children in a box".
The Bible verse was once used to justify United States slavery, said critics.
Stephen Colbert came out swinging against Attorney General Jeff Sessions on his show Thursday night.
The Trump administration separated 1,995 children from 1,940 adults between April 19 and May 31, a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security said Friday. He then went on to quote the scripture Romans 13, which he said commanded that people obey the law because God has "ordained the government for his purposes".
The figures represent families who were separated because of illegal entry, immigration violations, possible criminal conduct by the parent, and cases where officials could not verify the family relationship, the DHS spokesperson said.
Despite the support from a right-wing Christian group that's especially close to the administration, other conservative Christians are pressuring the Trump administration to change its practices.
Franklin Graham, son of late reverend Billy Graham and a staunch Trump supporter, said the separation policy was "disgraceful".
In these circumstances, and as long as a unified family would not present any immediate danger to the children, separating families should not occur.
Hundreds protest against policy of separating children from those caught crossing the US-Mexico border. "And that is no different from a United States citizen parent".
"Like the majority of Americans, we have been horrified by the images and stories of children torn from their families along our nation's Southwest Border".
"Our government has the discretion in our laws to ensure that young children are not separated from their parents and exposed to irreparable harm and trauma".
His remark sent legislators on Capitol Hill scrambling, but the White House later said the president had misspoken and he would back both measures.
"We can not and will not encourage people to bring children by giving them blanket immunity from our laws", he said. But, the Capitol Ministries leader said, there are "three classifications of people in every country, as was true in ancient Israel in the Old Testament".
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