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The Land Of Ripping Families Apart

Instead of embracing those who have left everything for a new life for their children, we shame them and snatch their children from their arms.

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America. The land of the free. The land of opportunity. The land where with hardwork and dedication you would be able to achieve any and everything you set your mind too. The land where your dreams would come true by the sweat on your brow, the hard work you put in, and the good will of men. This is the America we all know and love. But this is no longer the America we live in.

This America is pulling people apart at the border because of something simple called their status. Mothers having their children ripped from their arms because they are undocumented trying to make a life for themselves and their families. They are forced to live in undocumented immigrant camps far away from their children.

Children are treated like prisoners placed in cages with only aluminum "blankets" to keep them warm. In the past six weeks a lone the there are nearly 2,000 immigrant children have been separated from their families along the U.S.-Mexican shared border under the new zero-tolerance policy. It basically sums up 45 children a day being ripped from their parents under this new policy.

The parents are being arrested and held in federal prisons forced to await deportation why their child is in a cage. This passed Sunday Defense Secretary James Mattis recently declared that the U.S. Military is expected to build temporary camps to house undocumented immigrants at two military bases.

What happened to humanity? What happened to caring for your fellow man, especially when they have no place to go. Or trying to provide their children with a better life than they had. America has always been known to provide aid to those in need. But when someone desperately needs it, America is punishing them for it. IS this the new America?

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