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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Lake Oswego Mayoral Candidate’s Personal, Poignant Protest Caught on Video

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With one memorable exception, virtually all major policies imposed by the Trump administration have caused division among party lines. That exception, of course, was the immigration strategy enforced in early May that separated children from their parents after they crossed the Southern U.S. border. As Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned at the time, “If you cross this border unlawfully, then we will prosecute you. … If you are smuggling a child, then we will prosecute you and that child will be separated from you as required by law. If you don’t like that, then don’t smuggle children over our border.” As a result, nearly 3,000 children, including scores under the age of five, were removed from their parents and placed first in Customs and Border Protection facilities, then in shelters provided by the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Continue reading → This entry was posted in Clackamas County, Local Cities and Neighborhoods, The Nation and Beyond and tagged ICE, Immigration, Separating Children on December 29, 2019 by DPCC Admin.