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The Border: Taking Children Away From Families

"I understand that policies are needed at the Border, but do not take a two year old child away from their mother."

The Border: Taking Children Away From Families

I came downstairs to get ready for the day and eat my breakfast. I open up the paper and see kids sleeping on the floor. I was stunned. I did not realize how much was going on with the "border" dilemma until I saw a story about it in the paper; my heart honestly broke.

Trump's "Zero-Tolerance" policy for the border sure kicked into affect, with the separation of migrant children and their families (supported by Vanity Fair news) https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/06/scenes-fro....

After weeks of protests and pain caused by this, Trump then spurred another confuse ball on us revoking the separation. According to The Washing Post, officials are meeting to bring the families back together https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-secu...

Although I am not huge into politics and do not know much of the facts, what I do know and how I personally feel is to separate families in the harsh matter that Trump did is not only inappropriate but it is inhumane. Putting children in cages and ripping them apart from their parents will not stop the border problem; it will simply make it more difficult.

With the new order, parents may hopefully and peacefully be allowed to await with their children until their cases are evaluated (The Washington Post). But is this enough? The damage has already been done.

All I want to ask Trump is "What the hell are you doing? Isn't there a better way for border control?"

I hope the children can be reunited with their families soon and that they will be able to cope from the trauma they have experienced.

While I will not state my view on immigration policies, all I will say is "Trump, you did not make America great again."

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