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Medical Community Warns Of Trauma To Undocumented Children Separated From Parents

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Housed in tent cities and makeshift shelters, children of undocumented immigrants have become the temporary orphans of America’s war on illegal immigration. 446 more words


Kirstjen Nielsen Confronts Child Abuse Questions: 'There Are TVs' in Holding Centers

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen faced journalists following weekend reports describing the separation of immigrant families.

“Our policy at DHS is to do what we’re sworn to do, which is to enforce the law,” said Nielsen as reporters yelled over one another asking questions. 292 more words


DHS Secretary Nielsen Denies Family Separation Amounts To 'Child Abuse'

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WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/CNN) – The daily White House Press Briefing was delayed nearly four hours on Monday.

The reason given was that Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was coming to address questions about the ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy being enforced by the Trump Administration. 455 more words


Sen. Harris Calls For DHS Secretary To Resign Over Family Separations At Border

(CNN) — California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris on Monday called for the resignation of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen as a result of immigration policy that has resulted in family separations at the US border. 174 more words


DHS Secretary Nielsen Denies Separation Amounts To 'Child Abuse'

(CNN) — Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted conditions at the detention facilities are up to par, when asked by reporters if the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from their parents at the border amounts to “child abuse.” 421 more words


A Border Patrol Surge Will Lead to a Border Corruption Surge

The United States Customs and Border Protection service (CBP) is the largest law enforcement agency in the United States—and one of the most corrupt. CBP employs 59,000 people, of whom almost 20,000 are Border Patrol agents. 808 more words


Border Patrol facility in Texas housing hundreds of children

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. 875 more words