Skip to comments.Administration: 1,820 children reunited after border split
Posted on 07/26/2018 8:07:26 PM PDT by Freedom'sWorthIt
SAN DIEGO The Trump administration said Thursday that more than 1,800 children separated at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited with parents and sponsors but hundreds remain apart, signaling a potentially long wait for anguished families.
The federal government was under a Thursday deadline to reunify more than 2,500 children separated from their parents under a new immigration policy designed to deter immigrants from coming here illegally. The policy quickly backfired amid global outrage from political and religious leaders and daily headlines about crying children taken from their parents.
President Donald Trump ended the practice, but a federal judge in San Diego ordered the government to reunite all the families by the end of Thursday. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw has indicated some leeway given the enormity of the task, which would continue past the deadline.
As of Thursday morning, the government said it reunited 1,442 children 5 and older with their parents in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. An additional 378 were reunited with parents in different locations around the country or given to sponsors, who are often relatives or close family members.
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Chris Meekins, the head of the office of the assistant secretary for preparedness and response for Health and Human Services, said the government would continue to reunify families throughout the evening.
"We are on-track to reunite all eligible parents in ICE custody," Meekins said.
Too bad they were not all reunited in their own damn country!
I wonder why Pres. Trump didn’t appeal this decision ?
Oh goody. I feel better now.
Actually, I believe President Trump signed an executive order requiring these families to be reunited. The Judge in addition ordered this to happen by a deadline of today.
They need to be reunited with their families while boarding a C-130. Parachutes optional.
They ended by talking about some kids can't be reunited because the parents are gone.
They said some parents were deported but tried to down play the fact some of the 'parents' might not actually be the childrens' parents.
The MSM is hiding the fact some kids came with 'parents' that weren't their parents and these 'parents' skip out and abandoned these children.
I think you have nailed it. “Parents” elected to be deported and left “their children” behind in the United States. I heard on Fox that it was around 400 children.
Thanx. I didn’t know about the E.O.
So American children Kate Steinle, Jamiel Shaw, Josh Wilkerson, Grant Ronnebeck, Brandon Mendoza, Sarah Root, Joycelyn Gardiner, Drew Rosenberg, Dustin Inman, little Xavier Brown...when are they going to be reunited with their parents ???
Oh that’s right ...they NEVER will be...theyre all DEAD...
Killed by illegal aliens...
Deport them all and let them reunite in their own countries. Not tax payers fault that these invaders came and the least time we spend on it the cheaper for us. GET THEM THE HELL OUT.
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