Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy is responsible for children as young as infants being taken away from their parents, caged, and even “lost” in the foster care system.
I think that better than sending children to adult prisons, which is why Mr. Obama established the separation policy in the first place.
We are outraged.
I am more outraged by the child abuse of taking a child from their home to go on a long, dangerous walk through lawless areas to cross a border illegally. If a parent, unable to find a job in Bakersfield, decided to take a child on foot to the promised land of Las Vegas, CPS would declare the parent unfit and take custody.
when we see families seeking refuge, we don’t see criminals, or an invasion, or a threat to national security.
I don’t see any of those things either. What I do see is a threat to *economic* security.
Next we need to repair our existing legal immigration system because the most effective way to secure the border is to ensure that our legal immigration policy works for people.
I can’t remember a president in my lifetime that didn’t express that. Doubt that it will ever happen.
We need a pathway to full and equal citizenship for the 11 million people
Putting aside for a moment that the number is more like 20M, that’s unfair to the American voter. You’re immediately diluting the value of our votes.
I am calling for a 21st century Marshall Plan for Central America
Sure. Because we’re just rolling in dough, and can afford to prop up those economies.
We should choose people first.
Governance is more than just immigration.