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DHS secretary denies separation amounts to 'child abuse'

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."

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 22:11:11 GMT
Most Republicans back policy causing separation

Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of the Trump administration's practice of taking undocumented immigrant children from their families and putting them in government facilities on US borders, according to a CNN poll conducted by SSRS. Only 28% approve.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 20:39:59 GMT
Hillary Clinton: That is an outright lie

Hillary Clinton, 2016 presidential candidate, weighs in on the Trump administration's justification for separating families at the border.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:28:45 GMT
What we know about the family separations

Federal authorities have separated at least 2,000 children from their parents at the border as part of the Trump administration's efforts to crack down on illegal immigration and stop other immigrants from making the trek.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:38:51 GMT
Ex-CIA chief: I'm scared

Michael Hayden, former director of the CIA and the National Security Agency under presidents from both parties, explains why he is speaking out so passionately against the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their families at the border.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 22:55:17 GMT
DHS thought policy would deter immigrants. It didn't.

The Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy that has resulted in thousands of family separations at the border hasn't deterred immigrants from trying to enter the country illegally, despite the administration's predictions that it would, internal Department of Homeland Security documents obtained by CNN show.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:25:13 GMT
Opinion: When Trump was separated from his family

In a psychodrama played out on a giant scale at the US border with Mexico, the Trump administration is wrenching immigrant kids away from their parents and locking them up. Officials explain it as a "zero tolerance" policy for those crossing into America illegally. To me as a biographer of Trump, this is a re-enactment of the President's own childhood trauma, and anecdotal proof that an abusive attitude toward children can be passed from one generation to the next.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:28:04 GMT
Story behind viral photo of crying toddler

CNN's Ana Cabrera speaks to John Moore, the Getty Images photographer behind the viral photo of a toddler crying as border patrol searches her mother.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 06:47:42 GMT
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