Immigration

Fact Check: ‘Caged’ Child Photo Is Not What Immigration Advocates Claim

Fact Check: ‘Caged’ Child Photo Is Not What Immigration Advocates Claim

A photo is making the rounds on social media of a little boy stuck inside a cage and which many immigration advocates say is a depiction of how the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy is separating kids from their families. However, many people sharing the photo are unaware of its original context.

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Cruz Offers Bill to End Swamp Anguish Over Migrant Children

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has drafted a “Protect Kids and Parents Act” that would end the separation of migrant parents from their children and would offer emotional solace to the many Democrats, Hollywood figures and establishment GOP players who are urging that something be done. 

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Dem Senator Klobuchar: Trump Is ‘Holding Children Hostage’

Monday on MSNBC’s “MTP Daily,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy of separating migrant children from their parents was an attempt to hold “children hostage” for “leverage” on immigration legislation. Partial transcript as follows: TUR: Do you

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Pelosi: Separating Families Is ‘Barbaric,’ Damaging Children’s Brains

Monday at a press conference in San Diego, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said separating immigrant children from their families was “barbaric.” Pelosi said the press conference was about “this heartbreaking, barbaric issue that could be changed in a moment

In this image tweeted by David Caltabiano of KABB/WOAI, a heavily damaged SUV is seen on Texas Highway 85 in Big Wells, Texas, after crashing while carrying more than a dozen people fleeing from Border Patrol agents, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (David Caltabiano/KABB/WOAI via AP)

Human Smugglers Kill 5 Migrants in Texas Rollover Crash

A human smuggling operation involving at least three vehicles left five illegal immigrants dead after one of the cars crashed while attempting to flee Texas sheriff’s deputies and Border Patrol agents. Two of the vehicles stopped when approached by Border Patrol vehicles while the third fled the scene and eventually crashed.

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John Kasich Fundraising off Border Children Controversy

Ohio Governor John Kasich sent out a fundraising email Monday, seeking political contributions in response to the growing controversy surrounding the Trump administration’s handling of underage illegal border crossers.