Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

As a result, the children - who are not charged with a crime - are separated from the adults in their families.

Trump on Monday also implied such policies are necessary, and all indications are Republicans and Democrats intend to make immigration a part of their midterm campaign messages.

In South Texas on Sunday, several Democratic lawmakers, including Senator Jeff Merkley, were due to tour detention facilities to call attention to the policy, while Representative Beto O'Rourke, who is running for the US Senate in Texas, said he would march with protesters to the border.

The new policy, enforced by Attorney-General Jeff Sessions, charges adults crossing the border illegally in the criminal justice system meaning children are separated from them.

Legislative affairs chief Marc Short: "The policy is incredibly complicated and it is one we need to do a better job of communicating".

Bush closed her piece by calling for "a kinder, more compassionate and more moral answer to this current crisis", but did not offer any solutions.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the department's immigration enforcement practices Sunday, tweeting, "We do not have a policy of separating families at the border".

By embracing a more hard-line policy, the Trump administration has set off speculation that it's using the threat of separating families as both a deterrent to immigrants and as a political tool in the hopes of reshaping America's laws.

Amid deep divisions, congressional Republicans have struggled to craft a viable immigration plan.

Melania Trump has made few public statements to date, but on Sunday her communications director, Stephanie Grisham, told broadcaster CNN: "Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform". Melania Trump, the first lady, also appeared to question the treatment of migrants.

New Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2) Features Second Camera, Intel Processor
A year ago saw a major shift of how we look at Chromebooks, and as 2018 zooms by, things are only evolving more and more . Samsung says the new 2-in-1 convertible Chromebook is a light-weight and thin device which can be easily taken anywhere.

"The Democrats are forcing the break up of families at the Border with their awful and cruel legislative agenda", Mr Trump said on Twitter.

"It's heart-wrenching. You see what's going on there", Gidley said.

"We don't want what is happening with immigration in Europe to happen with us!" the president wrote in one tweet.

The White House has refused to budge on its new "zero tolerance" policy that, by referring all cases of illegal entry into the US for criminal prosecution, splits migrant children from parents taken into custody.

In a separate interview that day, Hurd also described the fact that the Trump administration had yet to provide an adequate explanation about how it was keeping track of undocumented parents and how to reunite them as "nuts".

President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force Once on May 31, 2018.

Responding to Nielsen's lie on Sunday, the ACLU explained, "You have a policy of criminally prosecuting any asylum seeker who crosses the border between ports of entry".

"That's traumatizing to the children who are innocent victims, and it is contrary to our values in this country".

Former First Lady Laura Bush, the wife of former Republican President George W Bush, wrote an editorial in the Washington Post newspaper, in which she said the policy of zero tolerance "breaks her heart".

Former First Lady Laura Bush said coming from Texas, she understands the need for border protection.

Recommended News

  • Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in Moscow

    Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in Moscow

    State Department on Friday updated its travel advice on Russian Federation , saying terrorist groups were plotting attacks. The driver said he had mistaken the gas pedal for brakes when he wanted to let a pedestrian cross the road.
    Ted Cruz Defeats Jimmy Kimmel In 'Blobfish Basketball Classic'

    Ted Cruz Defeats Jimmy Kimmel In 'Blobfish Basketball Classic'

    Cruz told reporters he would go as far as to " pull [Kimmel's] shorts to the ground " to prevent Kimmel from dunking a basket. Because this is a guy who, during the election, Donald Trump insinuated that his wife was ugly and his dad helped kill JFK.
    Paul Manafort jailed following obstruction of justice charges

    Paul Manafort jailed following obstruction of justice charges

    It's not clear exactly what Manafort knows, but he does appear to be a linchpin between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation . Manafort pleaded not guilty to the charges in the superseding indictment that added the obstruction and conspiracy charges.
  • The US Open Final: Who Will Make it?

    The 34-year-old Swiss won the first two sets 6-4 and 7-5, forcing an injured and struggling Djokovic to retire in the third. If she’s at her best, then she’ll make it to the final and if she performs on the day the title will be hers.
    Heat advisory in forecast for parts of state for Monday

    Heat advisory in forecast for parts of state for Monday

    The National Weather Service issued a " code orange " alert for air quality on Sunday for the Triad and the Charlotte metro area. As that front swings through during the evening, it could trigger a line of showers and storms to develop.
    MP who blocked legislation on upskirting says he is being scapegoated

    MP who blocked legislation on upskirting says he is being scapegoated

    Martin's next step is to meet with Tory MP Lucy Frazer , along with Hobhouse and her lawyer Ryan Whelan to plan their next steps. It will be returned to the house for another Friday Private Members Bill session on July 6, again with government support.
  • Trump Continues His Obsequious Praise For A Bloody Dictator

    Trump Continues His Obsequious Praise For A Bloody Dictator

    The 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty, leaving the divided peninsula still technically at war. The awkward moment raised some eyebrows because the US and North Korea technically are still at war.
    Vintage Mexico stun defending Champions, Germany

    Vintage Mexico stun defending Champions, Germany

    Marquez first appeared for Mexico at the 2002 World Cup and has since gone on to feature in 2006, 2010, 2014 and now 2018. Serbia beat Costa Rica 1-0 thanks to a brilliant Aleksandar Kolarov free-kick in Samara in the first game of the day.
    Rescued migrant ship arrives in Spain

    Rescued migrant ship arrives in Spain

    The first group of migrants, which included 274 people, arrived to the Spanish port at approximately 7:30 a.m. France will also accept a number of the migrants, Spain's deputy prime minister Carmen Calvo said yesterday.
  • Reliable Study Materials (from Practice Tests to Video Tutorials)to Prepare for Microsoft 70-480 Exam

    Make sure you check at least three different learning resources on every topic and go through the study materials several times. However, it is essential to note that the percentage on every topic is the approximate exam question weigh on each of them.
    First lady Melania Trump makes statement on family separations as protests grow

    First lady Melania Trump makes statement on family separations as protests grow

    Sessions openly admitted when announcing the policy that children would be ripped away from their parents. Steve King, R-Iowa, said in an interview Friday . "The morality of it was clear - that's not who we are".
    Chandimal pleads not guilty to 'sweet in pocket' ball tampering: ICC

    Chandimal pleads not guilty to 'sweet in pocket' ball tampering: ICC

    Bancroft was subsequently whacked with a nine-month ban from worldwide and first-class cricket by Cricket Australia. The Sri Lankans contained the home side with excellent bowling, trapping Smith and tricking Dowrich.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.