Whether they came to the U.S. alone, or were forcibly separated from their families at the border, despondent minors are often pressured into taking psychotropic drugs without approval from a parent or guardian.
This is Donald Trump’s version of America, and we have yet to fully comprehend the impact of this trauma he has been willing to inflict on all of those innocent young children.
Ours is, after all, a nation of laws, right? We value justice and we believe everyone has a right to have their day in court. Right?
“I’ll be the happiest woman in the world,” said Jimena’s mother, Cindy Madrid, as she prepared for the moment. “It’s been very painful to be apart.”
During the campaign, Trump said again and again that he would round up every person.
At least one of the youngest children the Trump administration is keeping from its family ‘might be’ an American citizen — and the administration has no idea how to reunite them.
‘I cannot express the pain and fear I felt at that point.’
Far-right conservative strategist Rick Tyler criticized Trump’s ‘disgusting’ family separation policy, and promptly lost his job with Mississippi Senate candidate Chris McDaniel.
“In speech after speech, Wallace knit together the strands of racism with those of a deeply rooted xenophobic ‘plain folk’ cultural outlook which equated social change with moral corruption.
Jimena Madrid riveted people around the world when her voice was captured on an audiotape after she was separated from her mother inside a Border Patrol detention facility.
The Trump administration tried to delay the court order that was needed to get them to reunite the families they tore apart.
Trump blames immigrants for stealing jobs and lowering wages — but now, he’s looking to hire foreign workers to boost his own bottom line.
The Trump administration is asking the courts for more time to return the children it stole from parents at the border, highlighting the cruelty underlying their anti-family policy.
But Trump didn’t need to pay anyone to pull off the T-shirt feat. Ellison did it for him and for free.
New Quinnipiac poll shows America rejecting Trump’s anti-family immigration policies in every way possible.
He is undoubtedly correct on the beneficial consequences to the government of forced deportation without due process. Yet deportation without a trial is profoundly unconstitutional.
12-year-old Leah Cayasso stood right across from the White House and called out Trump for his abusive treatment of immigrant families, especially children.
A California Republican introduced a bill to build new prison camps for families, who could languish there for years while awaiting a court date.
ICE agents say Trump’s drive to abuse immigrant families is diverting attention from investigations into serious crimes like human trafficking, child pornography, and terrorism.
700 events are scheduled for Saturday nationwide.
Some facilities are so overstretched, employees often wait hours for a break to go to the bathroom.
President Donald Trump issued an all-caps endorsement of the legislation on Wednesday morning.
The wailing in our country about the “invasion of immigrants” has been long and loud.
Trump’s vicious attack on families is only hurting him.
Because the victims were children, however, it was easy to ignore one reality: new as all this may have seemed, it actually wasn’t.