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Trump says government shutdown is 'very small price to pay' for border security as he dares Dems to block border wall funding and promises 'Prosperous America' if he gets it

  • Donald Trump says he wants funding for his border wall and he's willing to force a government shutdown to get it
  • The president called that a 'small price to pay' for what he has promised will be improved national security and a stronger economy if his wall is completed
  • Trump also called conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh a 'great guy'
  • 'Fox & Friends' played a clip of Limbaugh praising Trump's tough talk and said the GOP supports the president on the issue
  • A prominent Republican senator said Trump has 'privately' agreed to postpone any border wall shutdown fights until after November's election
  • Republicans fear a shutdown could boomerang back on them and cost them seats in Congress
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Trump says government shutdown is 'very small price to pay' for border security as he dares Dems to block border wall funding and promises 'Prosperous America' if he gets it

  • Donald Trump says he wants funding for his border wall and he's willing to force a government shutdown to get it
  • The president called that a 'small price to pay' for what he has promised will be improved national security and a stronger economy if his wall is completed
  • Trump also called conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh a 'great guy'
  • 'Fox & Friends' played a clip of Limbaugh praising Trump's tough talk and said the GOP supports the president on the issue
  • A prominent Republican senator said Trump has 'privately' agreed to postpone any border wall shutdown fights until after November's election
  • Republicans fear a shutdown could boomerang back on them and cost them seats in Congress
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...shutdown-small-price-pay-border-security.html
The wall that Mexico isn't going to pay for?
The wall that Q said Trump signed the Omni buss bill so military funds would be used to build but funded sanctuary cities and baby killing instead.
The wall that Reagan amnesty duped taxpayers for in the 1980's?
Or is this a new easy to climb fence Trump will use to claim he's maga and keeping campaign promises while Hillary roams free?
 

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Portland police 'refused to respond to TWO 911 calls from ICE employees inside their offices while protests against Trump's immigration policy raged outside'

  • Union representing ICE agents sent letter to Mayor Ted Wheeler
  • Wheeler didn't allow Portland police to come to ICE's aid during Occupy protest
  • Protests were launched in response to Trump's separation of migrant families
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George Takei On U.S. Government Holding Kids In Camps | The Last Word | MSNBC
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Like the children at the border, George Takei was seized by the federal government when he was five years old. The President ignored the crisis Tuesday but Takei explains what life in internment is like.
 

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Administration Was Warned Of Family Separation Harms | All In | MSNBC
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An HHS official said today that he warned the administration that separating families could harm children.
 

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Mika: President Donald Trump Continues To Own This Border Policy | Morning Joe | MSNBC
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During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration enforcement and family reunification, HHS official Jonathan White told the panel the Trump WH was warned about the impact of separating children from parents.
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Worker at Arizona center for migrant children which Melania Trump visited is charged with sexual abuse after being seen 'kissing and inappropriately touching girl, 14, whose room he crept in to at night'

  • Fernando Magaz Negrete, 32, is accused of sexually assaulting the teenage girl
  • Another child at the Southwest Key center in Phoenix reported alleged attacks
  • She said she saw Negrete entering the girl's room, kissing her and touching her
  • Surveillance footage supports claim and shows him approaching teen's room
  • It is not clear if she is one of the children who was separated from her parents at the border recently
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Ivanka breaks with her father's immigration policy saying separating illegal immigrant families at the border was a 'low point' because she is 'vehemently against' it

  • Government has been separating children from men and women who illegally bring them across the border because it's illegal to house kids in adult jails
  • Ivanka Trump la slong been opposed to the four-month-old policy but has spoken publicly about it only once
  • On Thursday she declared that seeing desperate parents and inconsolable children was 'a low point' in her White House tenure
  • 'I am very vehemently against family separation and the separation of parents and children'
  • Ivanka's mother, the president's first wife Ivanka, came to the U.S. from Commuinist Czechoslovakia, but entered the country legally
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Immigrant mother-of-two who has been happily married to a former marine and Iraq War veteran for 18 years will be DEPORTED tomorrow

  • Florida resident and Mexican national Alejandra Juarez is to be deported Aug. 8
  • She has been married for 18 years to a former U.S. Marine and Army National Guardsman, and they have two children together who are also U.S. citizens
  • Juarez entered the country illegally at 16, though has committed no other crimes
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Federal judge says Trump must fully restore DACA

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A federal judge ruled Friday that the Trump administration must fully restore the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

In his 25-page opinion, Judge John Bates said the Trump White House had again failed to provide justification for its proposal to end the Obama-era program, under which nearly 800,000 people brought to the country illegally as children, known as "Dreamers," have received work permits and deferral from deportation.

The judge also said in his opinion that he has agreed to delay his ruling to give the Trump administration 20 days "to determine whether it intends to appeal the Court's decision and, if so, to seek a stay pending appeal."

President Trump rescinded DACA in September, a decision Bates wrote in his opinion "was arbitrary and capricious" with legal judgment that was "inadequately explained."

Bates further wrote that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia holds that if the Trump administration wishes to rescind the program, or take any other action for that matter, it must "give a rational explanation for its decision."

Bates said his court reaffirms its conclusion that DACA's rescission "was unlawful and must be set aside."

Earlier this year, Bates, a George W. Bush appointee, became the third federal judge to reject Trump's explanation for ending the program, ruling at the time that the decision by the Justice Department that the program was unlawful was "virtually unexplained."

The judge's decision on Friday comes amid high political tension over the Trump administration's hardline immigration policies.

Trump has faced backlash for his controversial "zero-tolerance" at the Mexican border, which prioritizes the prosecutions of migrants who illegally enter the United States.

The policy led to the separation of hundreds of migrant children from their parents, causing a bipartisan uproar. A court previously ordered the government to reunite the migrant families by last Thursday, but hundreds of children still remain divided from their parents.

Trump has signed an executive order to end the family separations, but also repeatedly pledged to shut down the government this fall if he fails to secure funding for his long-promised southern border wall.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/fe...must-fully-restore-daca/ar-BBLsYXG?ocid=ientp
 

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The Trump administration is '100 percent' responsible for locating immigrant parents who have been deported without their children, judge says

  • A federal judge ruled that the U.S. government is responsible for finding migrant parents who have been deported without their children - NOT the kids' lawyers
  • The ruling comes after the Trump administration argued that duty should fall to the ACLU, which is representing immigrant children in a federal class action suit
  • Judge Dana Sabraw said it was '100 percent' the government's obligation to track down the parents that it deported after separating them from their kids
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Judge says Trump team '100 percent' responsible for finding deported immigrant parents

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The Trump administration believes that the responsibility for finding parents who were deported after they were separated from their children should rest with immigration advocacy groups, not with the federal government, according to a court document filed Thursday.

The administration reunited more than 1,400 children with their parents by a July 26 deadline imposed by U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw. But the judge gave the government more time to reunite more complicated cases, including an estimated 431 children whose parents had already been deported.

Justice Department lawyers wrote on Thursday that the government would turn over whatever identifying information it could on the parents who were deported, including last known phone numbers and addresses. But they wrote that the ACLU "should use their considerable resources and their network of law firms, (nongovernmental organizations), volunteers, and others" to establish contact with the deported parents.

ACLU lawyers argued that the Trump administration is trying to shirk its responsibility by passing its work off to private groups despite its own considerable resources.

"Not only was it the government's unconstitutional separation practice that led to this crisis, but the United States Government has far more resources than any group of NGOs (no matter how many NGOs and law firms are willing to help),'" they wrote.

The ACLU attorneys said they "hope that the Government will take significant and prompt steps to find the parents on their own."

The ACLU lawyers also complained that the government is not even sharing information it already has on parents who have been deported, mostly to the Central American nations of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. They wrote that they found at least 12 parents who were already in contact with U.S. government officials, proving that the administration has established contact information with some deported parents but didn't pass that information along to the ACLU.

Even when information is being shared, the ACLU argues that it's only coming in pieces. Some addresses for parents list only a street, some merely a city.

It remains unclear what will happen when the parents are located. They could waive their right to be reunified and allow their children to remain in the U.S. to fight for legal status. But the ACLU is asking Sabraw to give parents the additional option of flying back to the U.S. to consult with lawyers and their children, a proposal that Trump administration officials have refused.

More: Ivanka Trump calls father's immigrant family separation policy 'low point' for administration

More: Top HHS official warned Trump administration against separating immigrant families

More: Bipartisan senators grill ICE, border patrol and other officials about family separations

The disagreement over the deported parents marks the latest step in the arduous process of reunifying more than 2,500 children who were separated from their parents under President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy.

The policy required that most people apprehended trying to illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border were to be charged with a criminal violation and sent to immigration detention centers or federal prisons to await deportation hearings. That prompted the government to separate them from their children, due to a U.S. law and a 1997 court settlement, known as the Flores Consent Decree , that limits the detention of children to no more than 20 days.

The policy was widely condemned, and the president signed an executive order ending the practice in an attempt to mitigate the problem.

A week later, Sabraw, based in San Diego, ruled that the practice may have violated the due process rights of the families and ordered the administration to reunite them within 30 days.

Lawyers on both sides are now at odds over whether the government has met the judge's deadlines and whether the government is doing enough to reunite parents who have been deported.

On Tuesday, a bipartisan group of senators grilled administration officials over the family separation crisis. During the hearing, a senior Department of Health and Human Services official said he repeatedly warned the Trump administration that the separation policy would not be in "the best interest of the child."

On Wednesday, a group of 14 bipartisan senators sent a letter to the heads of the departments of Justice, Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services, demanding information on the status of separated families, including those where the parents have been deported.

"Unfortunately, the flow of information to the public and to congressional offices with important oversight responsibilities has been both incomplete and below acceptable standards," the senators wrote.

And on Thursday, Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and senior adviser, weighed in, calling the family separation practice a "low point" in her father's presidency.

Sabraw is scheduled to hold a hearing on Friday to decide who should bear the responsibility to find the deported parents.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/ju...orted-immigrant-parents/ar-BBLqkU9?ocid=ientp
 

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Allegations of abuse at migrant children shelters
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A federal judge is slamming the Trump administration, saying the government is completely responsible for reuniting the hundreds of migrant children still in federal custody with their parents. The remarks come as the government and immigration advocacy groups argue over who is responsible for tracking down their parents. CNN's Dianne Gallagher reports.
 

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Don't build THAT wall! None of the prototypes for Mexican border barrier will be used despite $20 MILLION cost of San Diego construction project

  • A Government Accountability Office study revealed the Department of Homeland Security wasted $20 million on prototypes that won't be built
  • DHS built eight types of walls but none are feasible for the border area
  • The report found that the border wall project is under risk that it 'will cost more than projected, take longer than planned, or not fully perform as expected'
  • A Democratic lawmaker slammed the border wall project as 'a gift to contractors and the President's political base'
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...border-wall-used-despite-20-MILLION-cost.html
 

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The report found that the border wall project is under risk that it 'will cost more than projected, take longer than planned, or not fully perform as expected'
So in other words they're saying it'll function just like every other government project?

Edited to add: So why do we do any of them? Every gov project I've known of in my lifetime has been over budget and not performed to original expectations. If that's a reason to not do something, let's apply that thinking to everything the gov does. We'd be back to a fully Constitutional gov in no time. lol
 
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Now the Trump administration wants to limit citizenship for legal immigrants

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is expected to issue a proposal in coming weeks that would make it harder for legal immigrants to become citizens or get green cards if they have ever used a range of popular public welfare programs, including Obamacare, four sources with knowledge of the plan told NBC News.

The move, which would not need Congressional approval, is part of White House senior adviser Stephen Miller's plan to limit the number of migrants who obtain legal status in the U.S. each year.

Details of the rulemaking proposal are still being finalized, but based on a recent draft seen last week and described to NBC News, immigrants living legally in the U.S. who have ever used or whose household members have ever used Obamacare, children's health insurance, food stamps and other benefits could be hindered from obtaining legal status in the U.S.

Immigration lawyers and advocates and public health researchers say it would be the biggest change to the legal immigration system in decades and estimate that more than 20 million immigrants could be affected. They say it would fall particularly hard on immigrants working jobs that don't pay enough to support their families.

Many are like Louis Charles, a Haitian green-card holder seeking citizenship who, despite working up to 80 hours a week as a nursing assistant, has had to use public programs to support his disabled adult daughter.

Using some public benefits like Social Security Insurance has already hindered immigrants from obtaining legal status in the past, but the programs included in the recent draft plan could mean that immigrant households earning as much as 250 percent of the poverty level could be rejected.

A version of the plan has been sent to the White House Office of Management and Budget, the sources said, the final step before publishing a rule in the federal register.

A spokeswoman for the Department of Homeland Security said, "The administration is committed to enforcing existing immigration law, which is clearly intended to protect the American taxpayer by ensuring that foreign nationals seeking to enter or remain in the U.S are self-sufficient.

Any proposed changes would ensure that the government takes the responsibility of being good stewards of taxpayer funds seriously and adjudicates immigration benefit requests in accordance with the law."

Miller, along with several of his former congressional colleagues who now hold prominent positions in the Trump administration, have long sought to decrease the number of immigrants who obtain legal status in the U.S. each year. And even before the rule is in place, the administration has made it more difficult for immigrants to gain green cards and for green-card holders to gain citizenship.

In fiscal year 2016, the last full fiscal year under the Obama administration, 1.2 million immigrants became lawful permanent residents, or green-card holders, and 753,060 became naturalized U.S. citizens, according to data from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Data from the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 indicates that the administration is on track for a decline in immigrants granted green cards by 20 percent and naturalized citizenship will drop by 10 percent by the end of October compared to fiscal year 2016.

Four immigration lawyers practicing in Massachusetts, Virginia, Tennessee and California told NBC News they have noticed a spike in the number of their clients being rejected when seeking green cards and naturalized citizenship.

In a statement, USCIS spokesperson Michael Bars said, "USCIS evaluates all applications fairly, efficiently, and effectively on a case-by-case basis."

“Contrary to open borders advocates, immigration attorneys and activists," said Bars, "USCIS has not changed the manner in which applications for naturalization have been adjudicated, as the law generally requires that an eligible applicant must have been properly admitted for permanent residence in order to become a U.S. citizen. ... We reject the false and inaccurate claims of those who would rather the U.S. turn a blind eye to cases of illegal immigration, fraud, human trafficking, gang activity, and drug proliferation at the expense of public safety, the integrity of our laws and their faithful execution."

"I DID EVERYTHING THEY ASKED ME"

Charles, the Haitian green-card holder who works as a nursing assistant in a psychiatric hospital near Boston, said he was stunned to learn his application for citizenship had been denied. He had used a fake passport given to him by smugglers when he entered the U.S. from Haiti in 1989, but confessed to border officers and received a waiver from USCIS absolving him of his wrongdoing and allowing him to obtain a green card in 2011.

Now 55, Charles is a homeowner and a taxpayer and thought obtaining citizenship would be a smooth process. "I thought in this country everything was square and fair," Charles said.

But when he went for his citizenship interview in August 2017, the USCIS officers told him they were going to revisit the decision to waive the fake passport incident, meaning he could potentially lose his green card as well.

Then he received a letter in September telling him his request for citizenship had been denied.

"I was devastated. And I'm not sure exactly why they did it. I did everything they asked me to."

He appealed the decision, but as he waits for a final verdict, his lawyer says his green-card status may also now be in question.

In late November, the Trump administration announced they would end temporary protected status for Haitians who came to the U.S. after the deadly 2010 earthquake. Charles's wife was a recipient of that protection and without him becoming a citizen, he would be unable to vouch for her.

But Charles's biggest concern is his daughter. Although she is in her 20s and a U.S. citizen, she has severe disabilities that make it impossible for her to live by herself.

Charles is unaware of Miller's new plan to limit citizenship for immigrants who have used public assistance. But it is likely to affect him because he has used public assistance to help care for his daughter, so she could end up further hurting his chances for citizenship.

Though its effects could be far-reaching, the proposal to limit citizenship to immigrants who have not used public assistance does not appear to need Congressional approval. As the Clinton administration did in 1999, the Trump administration would be redefining the term "public charge," which first emerged in immigration law in the 1800s in order to shield the U.S. from burdening too many immigrants who could not contribute to society.

Rosemary Jenks, executive vice president of NumbersUSA, which promotes limited immigration, said the new rule and the increased scrutiny around green card and citizenship applications are all part of a new focus at DHS on enforcing the law and preventing fraud.

"Applications for renewal or adjustment of status that have been filed with the government before are being re-examined to look for fraud," Jenks said.

In light of this, immigration attorneys are cautioning their clients before moving from green-card status to citizenship.

Rose Hernandez is the supervising attorney at the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition's naturalization clinic. She said the clinic's model has completely changed in light of the crackdown. She now sends six information requests to government agencies to check on green-card holders' backgrounds before she advises them to file for citizenship. If the government finds something she doesn't, the fear is the applicants could lose their green cards and be sent home.

And other immigration attorneys are preparing to push back fiercely against the public charge rule.

"Any policy forcing millions of families to choose between the denial of status and food or health care would exacerbate serious problems such as hunger, unmet health needs, child poverty, and homelessness, with lasting consequences for families' wellbeing and long-term success and community prosperity," said the National Immigration Law Center in a statement.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/no...ip-for-legal-immigrants/ar-BBLBuAH?ocid=ientp
 

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They say it would fall particularly hard on immigrants working jobs that don't pay enough to support their families.
Isn't that the reason they left their home country in the first place? That they were unable to support themselves and/or their families?

If the result is the same no matter where they live, (unable to support themselves) the only difference between here and where they came from is our government assistance. If they become citizens, what will change about the situation? IMHO, America shouldn't be looking for immigrants that will only become dependent upon gov handouts.
 

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Lawmaker wants to pay for Trump's wall by canceling $2,000 of foreign aid to Mexico for EVERY illegal immigrant who crosses the border

  • Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs wants the United States to fine countries $2,000 every time one their nationals is caught illegally crossing America's southern border
  • So far, the American taxpayer has been footing the bill for construction costs and border security enhancements requested by the Trump administration
  • Trump says he will make Mexico pay for the border wall but has no specific plans
  • Says he needs a minimum of $25 billion to complete the barrier's construction
  • Biggs' plan would provide $1 billion a year at best and would severally affect the amount of foreign aid to Mexico and and Central America
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Biggs' plan would provide $1 billion a year at best and would severally affect the amount of foreign aid to Mexico and and Central America
Good idea!

The only way to get the govs of those nations to do anything about it is to hit 'em in the pocketbook.
 

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Cuomo calls out Trump's anti-immigrant stance
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In Chris Cuomo's closing argument, he calls out the Trump administration for its anti-immigrant policies, saying the President rejects those who truly make America great.
 

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Mexican tourist and her toddler son are barred from America for her LEGAL use of 'government assistance' during a previous visit

  • Michelle Nicoll Gutierrez made a layover stop in Houston on Satuday with her son, mother and sister and was turned away by border agents claiming she purposely used Medicaid services to cover son's birth expense in 2016. Her visa was revoked
  • Gutierrez was placed in a detention room and separated from her mother and sister and another friend
  • The businesswoman was also accused of being a public charge to taxpayers
  • Gutierrez was placed on an airplane Sunday morning to return back to Mexico
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'Turn the plane around!' Judge threatens to hold Jeff Sessions in contempt after Trump administration tries to deport asylum-seeker and her daughter during their lawsuit hearing

  • ACLU was arguing new lawsuit Thursday on behalf of asylum-seekers who were turned down on the basis of AG Jeff Sessions' revised standards
  • Both sides' lawyers agreed to pause deportation of one plaintiff and her daughter; word reached the courtroom that she was on her way out of the U.S.
  • Judge Emmet Sullivan went ballistic that the woman was being 'spirited away while her attorneys are arguing for justice for her'
  • Sullivan ordered
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Melania Trump’s Parents Become U.S. Citizens as Lawyer Acknowledges ‘Chain Migration’

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Melania Trump’s parents were briskly sworn in as citizens of the United States in New York on Thursday.

Viktor and Amalija Knavs, formerly of Slovenia, wore suits and sunglasses as they entered 26 Federal Plaza in Lower Manhattan just before noon, flanked by their lawyer and federal police.

As they left the building after the 20-minute private naturalization ceremony, their lawyer, Michael Wildes, spoke briefly to a group of reporters who had gathered outside.

“We just thank everybody for their attention to this very important dialogue that we’re having on immigration,” said Mr. Wildes, who pointed out that his father had represented John Lennon in his immigration case. “This is a very important example of it going right.”

In a phone call after the ceremony, Mr. Wildes described the process by which the first lady’s parents had become U.S. citizens. “They had gotten sponsored by their daughter and then once they had the green card, they then applied for citizenship when they were eligible,” he said.

Mrs. Trump became a citizen in 2006 after obtaining a green card.

Since initial reports emerged in February that the Knavses had obtained permanent residency in the United States, there has been a lack of clarity about when or how the couple received green cards. And unless the couple themselves divulge the timeline of their citizenship process, the applications and petitions are protected by privacy law.

Under immigration statutes, the Knavses would have needed to have their green cards for at least five years in order to apply for citizenship, along with fulfilling character, residency and civic knowledge requirements. The average time to process an application for naturalization in New York City is 11 to 21 months, according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Their lawyer said that the couple had met the five-year requirement, but added, “I can’t give further comment.”

Asked if the Knavses had obtained citizenship through family-based immigration, sometimes called “chain migration,” their lawyer said, “I suppose. It’s a dirty — a dirtier word.” He went on: “It stands for a bedrock of our immigration process when it comes to family reunification.”

In family-based immigration, adult American citizens can petition for residency for their parents, adult married children and siblings.

Mr. Trump has criticized the program as a path for terrorists to get into the country.

“CHAIN MIGRATION must end now!” he wrote on Twitter in November. “Some people come in, and they bring their whole family with them, who can be truly evil. NOT ACCEPTABLE!”

The president often rails against family-based immigration in his rallies, frequently reminding his audience of the October terror attack in New York, where Sayfullo Saipov, an immigrant from Uzbekistan plowed a pickup truck down a bike lane, killing eight people near the World Trade Center. While the president never mentions Mr. Saipov, who obtained his green card through the equally maligned diversity lottery, he has been known to detail the attack.

“He said, ‘Hey look, there’s people, nice people, they’re relaxing, some are jogging,’” Mr. Trump said during a rally last week in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., lamenting the lives lost and injured. “He decides to kill them.” “They lost arms. They lost limbs. They lost so much. They lost their life. But they lost so much,” Mr. Trump added. “So, we have to change this and we’re going to change it.”

Typically, naturalization ceremonies at 26 Federal Plaza are large events, where groups of immigrants are sworn in as citizens en masse, after reciting an oath and the Pledge of Allegiance.

The Knavses’ lawyer said their ceremony was kept private for “security reasons.” The USCIS District Director Thomas Cioppa presided over the ceremony, Mr. Wildes said. As is customary, the couple held their hands over their hearts and recited the Pledge of Allegiance, he said.

The Knavses, both in their 70s, raised Mrs. Trump in Sevnica, a Slovenian town of around 4,500 people. There, Mr. Knavs was a traveling car salesman and belonged to the Communist Party. Mrs. Knavs had harvested onions on her family’s farm, then worked in a textile factory, and sewed her two daughters’ clothes.

Mrs. Trump was born in 1970 and during her childhood Slovenia, then part of Yugoslavia, was ruled by Josip Broz Tito, a Communist dictator who nonetheless allowed more freedoms than other Eastern bloc leaders. When Mrs. Trump began her modeling career, while still a teenager, the whole family sensed opportunity, according to those who knew them in Slovenia.

Mrs. Trump became a U.S. citizen after entering the country on a so-called Einstein visa for “individuals of extraordinary ability” in 2001 as a model. She was not present for the ceremony, and her parents told their lawyer she was in Bedminster, N.J., where the president spends time in the summer at Trump National Golf Club.

The lawyer called the naturalization ceremony “inspiring” and “heartwarming.”

The Jacob J. Javits Federal Building, at 26 Federal Plaza, also houses immigration court and the local offices of the Department of Homeland Security, and its subsidiary, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

It is not infrequently the site of protests, but on Thursday, things were quiet as the first lady’s parents came and went. Curious about the cameras, bystanders wandered over. William White, a 74-year-old actor, said, with his eyebrows raised, “I’m happy for them.”

He went on: “It seems like we now have two immigration systems. One for the people who have no power, and one for the people who we are letting in through the V.I.P. entrance. We saw an example of that today.”

News of the ceremony prompted an immediate response on Twitter, with tweets ranging from “welcome!” to “unfreakingbelievable.”

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Massachusetts man, 33, is arrested for tweet offering $500 to anyone willing to kill an ICE agent

  • Brandon Ziobrowski was arrested Thursday for the tweet he posted last month
  • Investigators found multiple expressions of 'extreme anti-US sentiments' on his now-suspended Twitter account
  • Prosecutors say they hope his arrest will serve as an example amidst a recent increase in threats against law enforcement
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Texas investigating death of migrant toddler after leaving immigrant detention center

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AUSTIN — Texas officials have opened an investigation into the death of a toddler who reportedly died after being released from an immigrant detention center in South Texas.

The child's death was publicized earlier this month by the American Immigration Lawyers Association but details, including the child's name and cause of death, were not made public.

Lawyers representing the toddler's family contacted state officials on Thursday to share information about the child, hours after a top state official publicly called for the details to be shared.

"I need to know the name of that child so we can investigate thoroughly," said Hank Whitman, commissioner of the Department of Family and Protective Services, during a legislative hearing at the state Capitol.

Whitman said the department had made repeated efforts to contact the family's lawyers and learn information about the child in order to investigate.

Issara Baumann, spokeswoman for the Washington D.C.-based law firm Arnold & Porter, confirmed that lawyers were representing the toddler’s mother.

"Arnold & Porter has recently been retained by the mother of a small child who tragically died after being detained by ICE in unsanitary conditions at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley," Baumann told the USA TODAY Network. “We currently are assessing the case and have no further comments at this time.”

The Department of Family and Protective Services is responsible for investigating allegations of abuse and neglect against a child, which includes immigrant children being housed at dozens of residential facilities across the state.

The facilities have come under intense scrutiny in recent months, due to the influx of migrant children being taken into government custody after being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

In addition to the latest investigation into the toddler's death, the department has conducted 51 investigations between December and July into allegations of abuse and neglect at facilities that contract with the federal government to house immigrant minors.

Nine investigations are still pending and the others were determined unfounded, according to Whitman.

When reports of the toddler's death first surfaced, federal officials denied the claim and said that no child had died in their custody. They also said they were unable to investigate the claim further without the child's name or other personal information.

“Without a name or more specific information, we are unable to research this allegation,” ICE spokeswoman Danielle Bennett said in a statement to the Washington Post earlier this month. “That doesn’t make the allegation true, just impossible to refute.”

State Rep. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, asked the House Human Services Committee to hold a public hearing to discuss the state's ongoing involvement in housing immigrant children in light of the toddler's death and abuse allegations that have surfaced in shelters in other parts of the state.

During Thursday's hearing, Alvarado asked state officials to stop issuing licenses for companies to operate residential shelters until an investigation into the toddler's death is completed. There are currently four pending applications to establish such shelters, including in Houston, Los Fresnos and San Benito County.

Victoria Ford, the interim chief operating officer at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, said the state is required by law to issue licenses to entities who file the appropriate paperwork and meet all of the requirements for operating a shelter.

Madlin Mekelburg is a reporter with the USA Today Network Austin Bureau; she may be reached at 512-479-6606; mmekelburg@elpasotimes.com; @madlinbmek on Twitter.

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Melania's parents are now citizens due to CHAIN MIGRATION which Trump has said should be illegal.

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Melania's parents are now citizens due to CHAIN MIGRATION which Trump has said should be illegal.

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You seem to be saying that there was some sort of special treatment here because of Trump's political position. Did they receive any benefit that wasn't available to others? If for eaxmple there's a tax deduction someone thinks should be eliminated, but they use it while it's still legal, do you say they are more equal?
 

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A federal judge on Thursday erupted at the Trump administration when he learned that two asylum seekers fighting deportation were at that moment being deported and on a plane to El Salvador. DC District Judge Emmet Sullivan then blocked the administration from deporting the two plaintiffs while they are fighting for their right to stay in the US -- excoriating the administration and threatening to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt.
 

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Immigrants use less health care and cost the U.S. system less than native-born Americans, study says

  • While immigrants make up 12 percent of the U.S. population, they only account for 8.6 percent of American health care expenditures, according to a new study
  • Researchers discovered that illegal immigrants account for 1.4 percent of the total U.S. medical spending despite making up 5 percent of the U.S. population
  • Many immigrants are younger and healthier than the average American, a trend known as the 'healthy immigrant effect' that helped keep their health costs down
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You seem to be saying that there was some sort of special treatment here because of Trump's political position. Did they receive any benefit that wasn't available to others? If for eaxmple there's a tax deduction someone thinks should be eliminated, but they use it while it's still legal, do you say they are more equal?
I'm saying Trump a hypocrite.

Build's buildings using illegal polish immigrants.
Then rails against illegal immigration.

Tirade against CHAIN MIGRATION... in-laws are chain migrants.

Ivanka's made in China shoes faced no tariffs, while farmers and manufacturers go bankrupt.

What's good for the goose isn't for the gander.

The MAGA agenda is great in theory, but never seems to apply to his own family or business interests.
 

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Joe: President Donald Trump's Warning Of Immigration Invasion Was A Lie | Morning Joe | MSNBC
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New court filings show that hundreds of migrant children still remain separated from their parents. The Morning Joe panel digs into the latest details of the border crisis, the lies Trump told about an immigration invasion and Laura Ingraham's remarks this week on immigration.
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Yo Joe, How many kids don't have their parents with them to begin with?
 

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Melania Trump’s immigration lawyer calls president’s attacks on 'chain migration' 'unconscionable'

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First lady Melania Trump’s immigration attorney is criticizing the president’s hostility toward “chain migration” — a process by which U.S. citizens or permanent residents can sponsor family members to come to the country — and said the attacks are “unconscionable.”

“This is a tradition that happens in all rank and all files of life, whether you’re president of the United States — and this is the first naturalized first lady that we have — or people who eventually navigate through the waters into America,” Michael Wildes told CNN on Friday.

Wildes, a high-profile attorney who has worked for numerous celebrities on immigration cases, represented the first lady’s parents, who became naturalized citizens Thursday. Viktor and Amalija Knavs left their native Slovenia and had been living in the United States as permanent residents.

Citing legal experts, The Washington Post reported in February that the Knavses very likely came to the United States through family reunification, with their daughter sponsoring their green-card applications. Wildes confirmed as much during the interview with CNN’s Erin Burnett on “OutFront,” saying the first lady hired him “with the intentions of bringing her family here like everybody else would.”

It’s the same process of legal immigration that President Trump has derided as “chain migration” and which he has called to end.

Trump has claimed that chain migration has resulted in national security threats, even though studies have shown that immigrants, both legal and undocumented, are less likely to commit crimes than native-born Americans. In several speeches and interviews over the past months, Trump has called chain migration “terrible” and a “disaster.” He has also claimed, falsely as The Post’s Fact Checker found, that the process allowed a terror suspect to bring two dozen relatives to the country.

“You bring one person in, you end up with 32 people,” he said at one news conference.

“You come in and now you can bring your family and then you can bring your mother and your father, you can bring your grandmother,” he said at another.

Responding to the president’s comments, clips of which were played in succession during the interview, Wildes denounced claims that chain migration allows people to simply bring in any relative to the United States.

“Let me take off one hat as the first lady’s immigration lawyer and her family and put on my own personal hat. It’s unconscionable to scare people into believing that. You cannot bring nephews, you cannot bring nieces or uncles, you can’t bring 32 people here, and some of the quotas are backed up for 10 or 15 years from particular countries,” Wildes said, adding that the proper term is family reunification.

Wildes, a staunch Democrat who is running for a third term as mayor of Englewood, N.J., has previously criticized the president’s policies on immigration. Among his other clients have been British singer Boy George and French chef Jean-Georges.

Under U.S. law, citizens can sponsor their spouses, children, parents and siblings so that they can come to the United States. Rules are stricter for permanent residents or green-card holders, who can sponsor only a spouse or unmarried children. The process often takes years and often has a lengthy waiting list. Nearly 4 million applicants were on the waiting list as of last November.

Both Melania Trump and the president’s first wife, Ivana, came to the country as immigrants. Ivana Trump, born in the former Czechoslovakia, became a naturalized citizen in 1988.

The White House did not respond to a request for comment about Wildes’s remarks. Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for Melania Trump, had previously declined to comment about the first lady’s parents because they’re not part of the administration.

The president in December called for ending chain migration and the visa lottery system, after Uzbekistan-born Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov allegedly killed eight people and injured a dozen others in an attack in Manhattan. The lottery system, which allowed Saipov to come to the U.S., is a process in which up to 50,000 immigrant visas are drawn annually from a random selection of applications from countries with low rates of immigration to the country.

“We’re going to end both of them, the lottery system and chain migration. Fast. Congress must get involved immediately and they are involved immediately, and I can tell you we have tremendous support. They will be ended. These attacks underscore the dangers we face from around the globe,” Trump said at a news conference.

David Nakamura contributed to this article.

Read more:
Trump’s false claim that alleged terror suspect brought two dozen relatives to U.S.
How ‘chain migration’ brought us the Trump White House
‘Chain migration’ is not bringing floods of terrorists to America

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As soon as Trump builds the wall his popularity will increase exponentially. That is one reason why the democrats are obstructing.
 

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Stephen Miller is a product of “chain migration,” his uncle says

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Stephen Miller, the senior policy adviser to the president and one of the ideologues pushing the administration’s hardline immigration policies, is a product of the so-called “chain migration” he and President Donald Trump often deride. That’s according to his uncle, who penned an essay in Politico outlining Miller’s family’s immigration story on Monday.

David Glosser, a retired neuropsychologist and Miller’s uncle on his mother’s side, detailed the story of how the family came to live in the United States. Miller’s great-great-grandfather Wolf-Leib Glosser left the village of Antopol in what is now Belarus amid “violent anti-Jewish pogroms” there and came to the US. He landed on Ellis Island in 1903 and, over time, was able to bring over the rest of his family.

Through that generation and the next, the family built a chain of supermarkets and discount department stores run by Miller’s great-grandfather and his grandfather Izzy. The family eventually became American citizens. It’s the type of “chain migration” — or family-based migration — that immigration hardliners, including Miller, say they hate.

“I have watched with dismay and increasing horror as my nephew, who is an educated man and well aware of his heritage, has become the architect of immigration policies that repudiate the very foundation of our family’s life in this country,” Glosser wrote.

The essay is in part a rejection of the immigration policies his nephew supports and at the same time a plea for him to reconsider:

I shudder at the thought of what would have become of the Glossers had the same policies Stephen so coolly espouses — the travel ban, the radical decrease in refugees, the separation of children from their parents, and even talk of limiting citizenship for legal immigrants — been in effect when Wolf-Leib made his desperate bid for freedom. The Glossers came to the US just a few years before the fear and prejudice of the “America First” nativists of the day closed U.S. borders to Jewish refugees. Had Wolf-Leib waited, his family would likely have been murdered by the Nazis along with all but seven of the 2,000 Jews who remained in Antopol. I would encourage Stephen to ask himself if the chanting, torch-bearing Nazis of Charlottesville, whose support his boss seems to court so cavalierly, do not envision a similar fate for him.

Miller, 32, is a fierce proponent of restricting both legal and illegal immigration to the United States.

As Vox’s Jane Coaston writes, he was passionate about the subject even in high school and bonded with his former boss, then-Sen. Jeff Sessions, over the matter. Miller designed the initial version of Trump’s travel ban and agreed with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon when in a March 2016 radio interview Bannon complained that the number of immigrants in the country is a “massive problem.”

In his Politico essay, Glosser wrote that perhaps Miller and Trump “have become numb to the resultant human tragedy and blind to the hypocrisy of their policy decisions” after spending so much time “in the theater of right wing politics.” But he also noted that Miller isn’t the only family with chain immigration in Trump’s orbit: Trump’s grandfather is reportedly a German migrant, his mother fled Scotland for the US, and, of course, first lady Melania Trump’s parents became citizens just last week.

“No matter what opinion is held about immigration, any government that specifically enacts law or policy on that basis [of ethnicity, country of origin, or religion] must be recognized as a threat to all of us. Laws bereft of justice are the gateway to tyranny,” Glosser wrote. “Today others may be the target, but tomorrow it might just as easily be you or me.”

You can read the full essay for Politico here.

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Naturalized Americans could lose their citizenship with thousands of cases under review

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MIAMI - Federal officials are reviewing the citizenship petition process of more than 2,500 people who became naturalized American citizens, in search of possible fraud committed during the process.

A spokeswoman for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) told EFE news agency this week that about 100 of the 2,500 cases "have a reasonable suspicion" and were referred to the Department of Justice.

The DOJ will evaluate whether to initiate legal proceedings in these cases. Part of the process could include revoking a person's U.S. citizenship, spokeswoman Claire Nicholson told EFE.

The review is part of a multimillion-dollar effort by the Trump administration, which seeks to identify people who have committed fraud during the process to obtain citizenship or permanent residence, or who committed crimes before naturalizing and did not report them, officials have said.

This summer, the government announced it tapped a group of lawyers and investigators, operating under Customs and Immigration, to review the naturalization procedures. USCIS staff has been reviewing potential cases for citizenship revocation since January 2017, the agency's director, L. Francis Cissna, told the Associated Press.

The Department of Homeland Security (under which USCIS operates) also plans to devote more than $207.6 million in a separate initiative involving the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE will use the funds to hire new agents for the National Security Investigations division to look for possible citizenship and green card fraud, according to ICE's budget plan for 2019.

One of the tasks is to identify applicants who were ordered to leave the country but stayed behind and naturalized under another identity.

To determine possible cases of fraud, researchers focus on fingerprint records on deportation orders from the 1990s and prior years, which were not digitized. This information is now being compared with more recent files. The authorities plan to refer some 1,600 of these types of cases to the DOJ.

Efforts to revoke citizenship are not new but have accelerated under the Trump administration.

Between 1990 and 2017, there were 305 legal cases of denaturalization, an average of 11 per year. Under former President Barack Obama, the number of cases increased to 15 in 2016, his last full year in office. The number of cases doubled to 30 in 2017 under President Donald Trump and is expected to be higher this year.

Immigration activists and attorneys have said they fear the plan is to scare immigrants. They said the measures could affect people who committed fraud decades ago.

"I'm worried that people who have been citizens for a long time will now be targeted for denaturalization, and that the effort to defend against a federal denaturalization claim is so expensive that people will just give up," Matthew Hoppock, a Kansas City immigration lawyer who has been following the changes in denaturalization policy, told the Herald in July.

Hoppock was referring to cases such as that of Norma Borgono, a 63-year-old Peruvian woman who has lived in Miami for 28 years.

Borgono was sentenced in 2012 to one year of house arrest and four years of probation for her involvement in a $24 million fraud a decade ago. As secretary of an export and import company called Texon Inc., she prepared documents for her boss, who pocketed money from loans fraudulently received from the U.S. Export-Import Bank. Borgono did not profit from the fraud and cooperated with the authorities in the investigation.

Borgono, who has a rare kidney disease, served her sentence and paid the restitution of $5,000 little by little. But this year, a week after the birth of her granddaughter, she received a letter from the federal government warning her that they are seeking to revoke her citizenship and deport her to Peru.

The government alleges that she naturalized after the fraudulent operation began. Although she had not been charged when she petitioned for citizenship, the Justice Department now argues that Borgono lied by not disclosing her illegal activities in the application.

Borgono's lawyers argue that the case represents an abuse of federal officials' discretion in filing cases of "denaturalization."

The USCIS said in a statement to the Herald that people who has used a false identity to naturalize shouldn't be surprised to be referred to the Department of Justice to withdraw their citizenship.

"We go to great lengths to ensure individuals aren't susceptible to instances of error, misunderstanding, or special circumstances," the statement said.

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(Reporters Adiel Kaplan and Johanna A. Alvarez contributed with this report.)

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Detained Dads: ICE Re-Separated Our Families as Punishment

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By Scott Bixby
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Attorneys for more than a dozen immigrant fathers currently being held at a Texas detention center say their clients were re-separated from their children last week as punishment for protesting their treatment at the hands of the government.

In a conference call organized by Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), three of those men and one boy told reporters that the unexplained re-separation was a terrifying indicator that their court-ordered reunification can be ended at any time, and for any reason.

“I could not imagine being separated from my child again, without being able to say goodbye,” one father said tearfully in Spanish, through an interpreter. “It was as if we were criminals.”

The incident began around midday on Wednesday, when armed officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement began arresting fathers currently detained at the Karnes Family Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The Karnes facility currently houses roughly 630 immigrant men and their sons who were separated under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, before being reunited by order of a federal judge.

Sixteen fathers in total were handcuffed, re-separated from their children and were taken to the South Texas Detention Complex in Pearsall, Texas, more than 90 minutes away.

“They told me ‘hands up’ and handcuffed us as a criminal, as if I was ‘El Chapo’ Guzman,” one father said, in reference to the infamous kingpin of the Sinaloa drug cartel. “They took us out without giving us any information—they waited for our kids to be in the school to do this to us.”

Some of the fathers told reporters that they were not told where they were going, or what was happening to their children.

“I was told, ‘no more questions for you,’” another father said.

Meanwhile, the men’s children were placed in two separate rooms, with no information about where their fathers had been sent—or whether, only weeks after being reunited, they would ever see them again.

“I cried the whole day, and I knew that my dad was crying,” one boy, under ten years told, told reporters through an interpreter. “I saw the other kids crying, and they knew that their dads would be crying as well.”

All of the men who were re-separated are currently pursuing legal resident status in the United States, including many who have sought asylum status. Illegally entering the United States to pursue an asylum claim is not grounds for dismissing such a claim.

When RAICES attorney Ryan Clough demanded to know why the fathers had been re-separated from their children, he was initially told that the men and their children didn’t want to “go with the flow.”

“We originally just got an email from an ICE officer... saying it was due to quote unquote ‘disruptive behavior,’” Clough told reporters, which purportedly included refusing to participate in activities, eat meals and attend classes.

Nine of the 16 fathers who were re-separated from their children were allegedly planning to go on a hunger strike in protest of their conditions and in the hope of expediting their immigration and asylum cases, with some of their sons planning a similar protest by refusing to attend school at the detention center.

“A handful of the dads that were transferred were the dads that were most vocal with their distrust and dissatisfaction with the situation that they were in,” said RAICES legal assistant Maria Osornio.

Others, RAICES legal assistant Casey Miller told reporters, were merely relaxing in their rooms after a morning of English classes. “They were in their rooms, just laying on their beds,” Miller said of two fathers who were handcuffed and re-separated from their sons.

In that context, the unexplained re-separations “strongly seem to suggest for retaliation for otherwise perfectly lawful peaceful protest,” Clough said.

Three weeks after the expiration of a federal judge’s deadline to reunite hundreds of immigrant families who separated in violation of their due-process rights under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, those still being held in government custody have begun protesting the slow pace of their asylum cases. At the beginning of the month, hundreds of men detained at Karnes announced that they would go on strike in hopes of expediting their asylum and immigration cases. ICE has characterized the strikes as a few “sit-ins.”

“ICE has consistently claimed that family detention facilities are humane and civil in nature, even comparing them to summer camps,” said Osornio. However, she noted, “summer camps do not get stormed by armed guards who arrest their campers and separate them from their children solely to retaliate against non-violent protest.”

In a statement provided to The Daily Beast, ICE spokesperson Nina Pruneda said that roughly 40 men at the Karnes detention facility “were involved in a disturbance,” and that it had deployed law enforcement “to control the situation.”

After noting without elaboration that 16 adult residents were held overnight at Pearsall, ICE stated that the fathers have since been reunited with their children, and that “no one was injured during this incident.”

But the trauma of separating the families a second time, RAICES lawyers cautioned, may already be done.

“It’s very difficult to see grown men crying,” Miller told reporters. “Everyone I met, the men at some point broke down in tears… there’s a lot of fear, there’s a lot of sadness, and there’s a lot of anger.”

Each of the three fathers on the call ended their stories with a plea to the American people: help us.

“It’s unjust,” one father said. “Please, whatever authority you have, please help us.”

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Sarah Sanders salutes her boss and under-fire ICE agency for deportation of 'despicable' 95-year-old former SS member and Nazi concentration camp guard saying Trump 'got the job done!'

  • Jakiw Palij has been arrested and deported by US immigration authorities
  • Palij left on a plane from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey on Monday evening
  • He immigrated to the US in 1949 and become a US citizen eight years later
  • White House Press Secretary tweeted about the deportation Tuesday
  • She credited Trump and ICE, an agency some Democrats called to abolish over child separation policy and other enforcement measures
  • Her tweet didn't mention the Justice or State Departments, which also were involved
  • White House organizing a press call to tout the deportation where an ICE official said it 'required a whole of government approach'
  • Trump held a White House event heralding ICE
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