Since Trump’s presidency in the U.S, so far he’s had an outward behavior with having immigrants come into the U.S. He tweeted “Could somebody please explain to the Democrats (we need their votes) that our Country losses 250 Billion Dollars a year on illegal immigration, not including the terrible drug flow. Top Border Security, including a Wall, is $25 Billion. Pays for itself in two months. Get it done!” This showed that he wants to make America “great again” by sending people who are not Americans back to their country and make a border in order to prevent immigrants from coming into the U.S.
President Trump made a recent immigration policy that caused a scandal and outcry across the country and that broke the immigration system. His recent policy separated many children from their parents, more children than the administration ever has. The order was so unexpected that it passed the usual review which was record keeping, and many families were not able to reunite. The record keeps track of where every parent and child are at, and also keeps track of what child goes with what adult.
The U.S’ Homeland Security also made no effort to identify and reunite families after parents were sent out of the U.S, and many children were kept in foster homes.
As a result, a variety of children had traumatic stress that when they reunited with their parents they had difficulties forming relations and regulating their emotions with their parents.
When the government found out that they had lost track of parents, Trump said it was not his problem but the American Civil Liberties Union’s problem. Trump’s immigration policy violated the Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of immigrants, Emmers and his father when they were separated by an immigration agent. It violated their right because when somebody comes in requesting asylum, the U.S must immediately, with no Judges or Court Cases, bring them back from where they Came and must offer them protection. They had requested asylum because they feared people from their country and they were searching for protection under the U.S.
By Ivanna Blas, Editor