Scores of South Asia Asylum Seekers Held in Oregon

The detainees have been confined in small cells for up to 22 hours a day with no access to medical treatment, said U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici.

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(Reuters) — At least 72 South Asian asylum-seekers are being detained at a federal prison in Oregon after getting caught up in the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy for illegal border-crossers, a U.S. Senator's office said on Wednesday.

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Rep. to Trump: Consult a ‘Not-white-guy’ on Immigration

"I would encourage @realDonaldTrump & his fellow GOP white guys to consult a not-white-guy in their efforts to enact comprehensive immigration reform in less than 24 hours," said Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.).

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Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy III (Mass.) has called out President Trump on his all-white cronies.

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Blonde Affirmative Action Strikes Back. Dopey Move by Nielsen Gives Administration a PR Black Eye in the Middle of the Border Crisis.

Incredibly, Homeland Security Trump Minister Kirstjen Nielsen goes to a Mexican restaurant in the middle of the border crisis.

While the Department of Homeland Security is separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, they have no problem enjoying Mexican food.

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Trump Caves, Signs Executive Order to Stop His Border Policy, No Details

Tries to blame Obama, Democrats, Congress as he caves in to human decency.

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UPDATED June 20, 2018 at 3:36 p.m.

Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border, says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue.

The New York Times reports that the new executive order seeks to modify that existing consent decree in order to keep parents and children together in detention. However, Amnesty International says that those detentions could now be indefinite.

"Make no mistake—this executive order is a betrayal of families fleeing violence and persecution," Denise Bell, refugee and migrant rights researcher at Amnesty International USA said in a statement.

"Mothers, fathers, and children must not be held behind bars for prolonged periods for seeking safety. Not only does imprisoning children go against our country's shared values of dignity and equality, but it is also unlawful and threatens to permanently stain the U.S. human rights record."

ORIGINAL STORY

During an early afternoon meeting on Wednesday with members of Congress at the White House, President Donald Trump reportedly was going to announce an end to a major crisis in which migrant families are being separated after they are detained crossing the U.S. border.

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Trump Bootlicker Heinrich Lewandowski Mocks Immigrant Child with Down Syndrome

Child with disability, separated from mother at border, is apparently appropriate humor for Republicans.

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Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is taking a page from his old boss' book and has no apologies for mocking an immigrant child with Down syndrome who was separated from her family at the border.

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U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III may lose his job as Sunday school teacher as he faces expulsion by his own church's people for his enforcement of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy.

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Trump Again Dehumanizes Immigrants — Calls Them Vermin That Will ‘Infest’ America

Open appeals to his base as 66 percent of Americans oppose Trump policy on children.

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President Trump again dehumanized immigrants — as images of children in cages, audio of crying orphaned children and repulsive comments from his closest advisors resulted in 66 percent of American voters opposing the Trump policy of separating children from parents at our borders.

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Sen. Kamala Harris Calls on DHS Chief to Resign: ‘We Must Speak the Truth’

Under Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, the Department of Homeland Security has had no "transparency and accountability," Harris stated.

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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has called on Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign in light of her failed leadership and enforcement of inhumane immigration policies.

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