‘What Nazi Germany Did’: Internet Explodes Over Latest Report of How Border Patrol Takes Kids From Parents

 
 

"Children were taken from them by Border Patrol agents who said they were going to give them a bath." They never came back.

Boston Globe and Washington Post articles this weekend have enraged many who are rightly targeting their anger at U.S. Border Patrol agents for not only separating migrant children from their parents – as a warning to others thinking of coming to America undocumented – but for the despicable method they have decided to use.

At least 1500 children who traveled from Central America – one of the most violent places on earth – with their children to seek asylum have been taken from their parents and lost by the Trump administration. Some have been handed over to human traffickers. And since Trump's Border Patrol, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and Homeland Security agents – all of whom report to DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen (photo) – began implementing the new policy in May, already 650 children have been ripped from their parents, many with no possibility of ever seeing them again.

Now that number is 500 per week, according to U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein.

Under new policies invoked by the Trump administration – policies which the President repeatedly lies about, claiming they are laws created by Democrats, which his false – migrant children coming into the U.S. are taken from their parents and then treated as unaccompanied minors.

"The Trump administration says the goal is simple: to punish people trying to enter the country illegally, and that means immediately arresting adults and placing them in detention without their children," The Boston Globe reports. It does not mention that many of these families are being denied the legal right to request asylum.

Not only is the policy of intentionally stripping children away from their parents causing outrage, the methods used by Border Patrol agents are eliciting comparisons to the Nazis.

It's not hyperbole.

"Aleman-Bendiks, the public defender," a paragraph hidden near the end of The Boston Globe's devastating article begins, "said several of her clients have told her their children were taken from them by Border Patrol agents who said they were going to give them a bath. As the hours passed, it dawned on the mothers the kids were not coming back."

Chilling.

It gets worse.

"Last month a Honduran father separated from his wife and 3-year-old son killed himself in a Texas jail cell," The Washington Post notes.

One of the judges mass-processing cases of people crossing the border illegally - which is a misdemeanor, had little empathy for the families. Immigration courts are not like the courts Americans are used to. There are few rights extended to those being prosecuted, for starters.

“I trust and hope that you will be reunited with your family members,” federal magistrate Peter Ormsby told parents desperate to be reunited with their children. “But I also hope you understand that the reason there was a separation is that you violated the laws here of the United States.”

Most likely will never see their children again.

Here's some of the reaction via Twitter:

 

 

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