Dems Send Letter In Opposition To Possible DHS Family Policy – The Chronicle Of Social Change
Dems Send Letter in Opposition to Possible DHS Family Policy – The Chronicle of Social Change
A group of 79 House Democrats and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly last week urging him to no implement a strategy that would split up moms and children arriving at the border together.
Kelly confirmed last week what Reuters reporter Julia Ainsley had reported in early March: that the Department of Homeland Security was considering a policy whereby mothers would be detained, and children would be placed in the “in the least restrictive setting until they can be taken into the care of a U.S. relative or state-sponsored guardian.”
The current …