Trump Aide Stephen Miller Brags About Trump Policy Of Snatching Immigrant Kids Away From Parents
Trump aide Stephen Miller bragged about the Trump administration’s policy to snatch immigrant children away from their parents, and imprison them in facilities run by U.S. defense contractors.
One day earlier, on June 15, President Donald Trump claimed it was the Democrats’ law that was forcibly removing children from their parents.
Miller contradicted Trump while boasting about the Trump policy to The New York Times:
No nation can have the policy that whole classes of people are immune from immigration law or enforcement. It was a simple decision by the administration to have a zero tolerance policy for illegal entry, period. The message is that no one is exempt from immigration law.
In a seperate article, The New York Times notes that a former Walmart Supercenter in Brownsville, Texas, has been converted into a detention center to imprison about 1,500 immigrant children:
Now that children are often being separated from their parents, this facility has had to obtain a waiver from the state to expand its capacity.
Cots are being added to sleeping areas. The staff is expanding. But even that is not enough. Federal authorities are considering establishing tent cities on Army and Air Force bases, and have already transferred hundreds of immigrant detainees to temporary housing at federal prisons.