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At US border, children ‘cry and scream’ for mothers

Children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border “cry and scream” for their mothers, reaching out for them through the chain-link pens where they are being held, a pediatrician who has visited several Texas processing centers said in an interview. Marsha Griffin, who has monitored conditions on the Texas border with Mexico for a…

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Pope criticizes Trump administration policy on migrant family separation

Pope Francis has criticized the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the Mexican border, saying populism is not the answer to the world’s immigration problems. Speaking to Reuters, the Pope said he supported recent statements by US Catholic bishops who called the separation of children from their parents “contrary to our Catholic values”…

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Trump says US not ‘migrant camp’ amid family separation crisis

President Donald Trump vowed Monday that the United States would not become a “migrant camp,” as he faced soaring pressure to end the separation of immigrant families on America’s southern border. While top administration officials stood by Trump’s policy of “zero tolerance” towards unauthorized border crossers, and insisted children were being held in humane conditions,…

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