Trump admin expected to allow longer detention of illegal migrant families

Trump admin expected to allow longer detention of illegal migrant families

The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a plan to detain migrant families and children for longer periods of time than currently allowed. For more than two decades, the Flores Agreement has governed the care of migrant children in U.S. custody. Under the administration’s rule, there would not be a limit to the number of days families and children could be detained.

Petri Fide
Petri Fide
Julian
Julian 8 months

Don’t come here illegally if you don’t want to be detained. It isn’t rocket science.

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 8 months

Trump's gonna make them loophole all the way back where they're from!

Marcus Rogers
Marcus Rogers 8 months

Gotta love the headline wording "migrants", no it's illegal immigrants, migrants go home, immigrants stay legally or not.

Dave
Dave 8 months

Should make the dems happy, means illegals get to stay in the US for longer.

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 8 months

Shouldn't be that controversial of an issue. If you do bad you get spanked. It's like Fucking Binary levels of simplicity.

Steven Cline
Steven Cline 8 months

I hope this works.

Dust Phoxner
Dust Phoxner 8 months

MSM first move think of children. In the issue of fairness the parents of these children care more about their selfish desire so they take their kids on the journey where they could be raped or killed but we're the bad guys.

WWG1WGA
WWG1WGA 8 months

Don't illegally invade a foreign land and you won't be detained problem solved.

Rusty Shackleford
Rusty Shackleford 8 months

Leftist heads explodes in 3... 2.... 1...

Connor
Connor 8 months

This sounds... really expensive.

Petri Fide
Petri Fide 8 months

Good Trump

John W
John W 8 months

I'm all in favor of anything to get crappy parents to stop sending thier kids into harm's way. this is a really a cynical game the Democrats are playing to make people look bad while not actually caring about the kids that don't even make the trip.

F G
F G 8 months

If you break the law, you go to jail. Don't break the law

T.N. Morgan
T.N. Morgan 8 months

What else would we do with them? Release them onto the streets to fend for themselves? It's either indefinite detention or send them home, and the Democrats don't want these illegals sent home. So there ya go.

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 8 months

Criminals don't stay with their kids, it's a simple concept.

porcus
porcus 8 months

As the article points out, this policy is going to be challenged the instant it is completed. Amazing how much effort is placed into trying to prevent any progress on the whole wall and enforcement of the immigration laws... instead of trying to work with Trump and the Republicans on overhauling the immigration laws and process.

Top in Politics
Get the App