“Whatever you may think about the politics — to leave a child vulnerable like that and put in a situation that could lead to their death is unacceptable,” City Council Speaker Melissa-Mark Viverito tells BuzzFeed News.
The suit alleges the women and children were victims of violence, death threats, rape, and persecution in Central America and should not have been subject to expedited deportation.
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Much of the media coverage of the unaccompanied minors crisis at the border has focused on anti-immigration protests. But in Texas, California, and elsewhere, many are supporting the children.
She previously said it should be considered. Clinton also said children from Central American countries should be screened to see if they qualify as refugees before making the dangerous trip to the U.S.
Invoking well-known undocumented immigrant and Pulitzer Prize winner Jose Antonio Vargas who came to the U.S. as a child, the cartoon wonders about what could be.
Warren said “we’ve got to be in this together” on an overhaul of U.S. immigration law at the NCLR conference in Los Angeles Sunday. But she did not weigh in on the current crisis with Central American children at the border.
“You may be wondering, ‘If they didn’t fill out the forms, can’t we just deport these kids?’ Well, first of all. What the fuck is wrong with you?”
“Before you get partisan, before you tell me where you are on immigration — these are children,” L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday.
A recent spike in the number of children crossing the U.S. border alone, and the subsequent strain on the immigration system, have sparked a national debate. Here is what you need to know.
“I’ve never taken a position more deadly to my career than this — and I have never, ever taken a position that is more right than this.”
The president plans administrative action by the end of the summer. Speaker John Boehner told Obama the House will not take a vote on immigration reform this year.