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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The desperate sobbing of 10 Central American children, separated from their parents one day last week by immigration authorities at the border, makes for excruciating listening. Many of them sound like they're crying so hard, they can barely breathe. They scream "Mami" and "Papá" over and over again, as if those are the only words they know.

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The baritone voice of a Border Patrol agent booms above the crying. "Well, we have an orchestra here," he jokes. "What's missing is a conductor."

Then a distraught but determined 6-year-old Salvadoran girl pleads repeatedly for someone to call her aunt. Just one call, she begs anyone who will listen. She says she's memorized the phone number, and at one point, rattles it off to a consular representative. "My mommy says that I'll go with my aunt," she whimpers, "and that she'll come to pick me up there as quickly as possible."

An audio recording obtained by ProPublica adds real-life sounds of suffering to a contentious policy debate that has so far been short on input from those with the most at stake: immigrant children. More than 2,300 of them have been separated from their parents since April, when the Trump administration launched its "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which calls for prosecuting all people who attempt to illegally enter the country and taking away the children they brought with them. More than 100 of those children are under the age of 4. The children are initially held in warehouses, tents or big box stores that have been converted into Border Patrol detention facilities.

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Hillary you getting all this?

#1 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2019-06-26 10:37 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"Stay where you are and be killed."

Andrea the Russian Bot

#2 | Posted by danni at 2019-06-26 11:39 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

I feel bad for victims of human trafficking, especially children. The answer is not to incentivize more of it, which is what Warren and Booker's proposals will do.

This story is over a year old, by the way.

#3 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-06-26 11:40 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

""Stay where you are and be killed."
Andrea the Russian Bot

The irony that's obviously lost on you is that the Russian government is a likely source of funding and encouraging mass migration to destabilize borders in the Americas.

#4 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-06-26 11:47 AM | Reply

The real irony is that Trump is cutting off aid to the countries these refugees are escaping from. Making things worse in those countries encourages more caravans which is exactly what Trump wants because he thinks it will help in in 2020.

I'd like to see a link about that claim Setinel.

#5 | Posted by danni at 2019-06-26 12:09 PM | Reply

The irony that's obviously lost on you is that the Russian government is a likely source of funding and encouraging mass migration to destabilize borders in the Americas.

#4 | Posted by sentinel

The dotard is easily duped. So why wouldn't they. The Dotard cannot get caught investigating them.

He would have to admit it is not a hoax. Like he had to admit that Obama was actually born here and he never had any proof that he wasn't.

#6 | Posted by donnerboy at 2019-06-26 06:51 PM | Reply

""Stay where you are and be killed."
Andrea the Russian Bot"
The irony that's obviously lost on you is that the Russian government is a likely source of funding and encouraging mass migration to destabilize borders in the Americas.
#4 | POSTED BY SENTINEL AT 2019-06-26 11:47 AM

You just admitted that the Trump administration is colluding with Russia.

If they aren't "aware" of this angle than they are incompetent and react in completely antithetical manner to the United States policies, procedures and ethics.

Otherwise these contractors are an extension of Russian policy here in the United States.

#7 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2019-06-26 08:24 PM | Reply

"I'd like to see a link about that claim Sentinel."

You heard it here first. When the media pick up on this, I'll be glad to link to it.

#8 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-06-26 10:23 PM | Reply

"You just admitted that the Trump administration is colluding with Russia."

No. That does not follow.

#9 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-06-26 10:24 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

"You heard it here first. When the media pick up on this, I'll be glad to link to it."

Wow! Sentinel is way ahead of the media! Riiiight! You must get laughed at a lot.

#10 | Posted by danni at 2019-06-27 10:04 AM | Reply

I guess they should have stayed home and it would not happen.

#11 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-06-27 04:58 PM | Reply

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