Immigration Advocates Say President Trump’s Executive Order Creates Even More Problems(its illegal)
Time ^ | June 20, 2018 | KATIE REILLY
Posted on 6/21/2018, 9:08:58 AM by sickoflibs
Subtitle :Children ‘Don’t Need Jail.’
President Donald Trump’s executive order ending his administration’s policy of separating migrant families is far from a solution to the border crisis, immigration advocates are warning – and could lead to immigrant children being locked up in detention centers with their parents for “months or years.”
“The President doesn’t get any brownie points for moving from a policy of locking up kids and families separately to locking them up together. Let’s be clear that Trump is making a crisis of his own creation worse,” said Karen Tumlin, director of legal strategy at the National Immigration Law Center, in a press call on Wednesday.
Trump’s order also seeks to modify the terms of the latest settlement on the 1997 Flores case, which prohibits the government from keeping migrant children in detention for more than 20 days
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