Published: Wed, June 20, 2018
Global | By Shelia Dennis

Hurdles facing parents and children separated at USA border

Hurdles facing parents and children separated at USA border

It was a reflection of Trump's growing frustration that the family separation crisis roiling his administration has led to accusations of child abuse and heartlessness. Under former president Barack Obama, immigration authorities attempted to keep migrants in custody under the regular immigration system, but judges ruled it was illegal to hold children in long-term detention.

"(President Donald Trump) could pick up the phone and stop the separation of families seeking refuge in the US. Trump called for Congress to approve the so-called third option Tuesday.

The House of Representatives is set to vote, likely on Thursday, on two major pieces of legislation that toughen border security and help some people brought to the United States as children stay in the country.

And it's uncertain if Trump's support will be enough to push any legislation through the divided GOP majority. The administration has the power to rescind this policy.

"They've got to show some empathy for those families".

Crime in Germany is up 10 % plus, since migrants were accepted and others countries are even worse, Trump said, adding that officials do not want to report these crimes.

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While it's not clear exactly what the president will sign, it will not end the "zero tolerance" policy of prosecuting everyone who tries to cross the border illegally, a source involved in the drafting told ABC Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl. But they are running up against Trump's shifting views on specifics and his determination, according to advisers, not to look soft on immigration or his signature border wall. "Otherwise it's never going to stop". But some worry he could also inject a new dynamic, rejecting emerging GOP proposals and potentially exacerbating an already tough situation as his party heads toward hard midterm elections.

Mr. Trump also once again blamed Democrats for his own policy.

Over the weekend, the media went insane over the supposed Trump administration policy of separating illegal immigrant parents from their children.

"There's no reason to separate the kids from their mothers and fathers".

The outcry over the detained children resulted from the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, in which immigrants apprehended entering the United States illegally are criminally charged under the criminal entry statute, known as 1325.

"The Departments of Justice and Homeland Security must halt the practice of family separations, except in the cases of criminal felonies by an adult including rape, murder, sexual assault on a minor, or human trafficking", Smith said.

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There are 100 sites scattered across 17 states.

President Donald Trump has said he's "1,000 percent" behind both GOP bills, but restive House Republicans have all but begged GOP leaders for more clarity about what the president would actually sign.

Under current law, detained minors can only be held for 20 days and are now housed by Health and Human Services instead of the U.S. Marshals, who house adults. Instead, the children could be detained with their parents for extended periods.

"Tomorrow the House will vote on legislation to keep families together", said Ryan, the top Republican in the U.S. Congress.

"While cases are pending, families should stay together", tweeted Cruz, who is in an unexpectedly tough re-election battle.

Sen. Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader from NY, is adamant that Trump can end the family separations on his own and that legislation is not needed. "I want legislation to pass", said New Jersey Republican Leonard Lance, a moderate. He said he's reaching out to Democrats for bipartisan backing, since the proposal would need to reach a 60-vote threshold for approval in the Senate.

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But a defiant Trump sounded unfazed by the mounting pressure to alleviate the situation before it ruptures into a public relations disaster for his party. "The dilemma is if you're weak. if you're really pathetically weak, the country is going to be overwhelmed with people. if you're strong, then you don't have any heart".

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