Anna Oltman

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A Central American migrant, holding a child, looks through the border wall toward a group of people gathered on the U.S. side, as he stands in Tijuana, Mexico, on April 29. (Hans-Maximo Musielik/AP)

In March, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s policy of detaining undocumented migrants — including those seeking asylum — and separating them from their children. When asked about the policy at a May 16 Senate committee hearing, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended it as being “for the purposes of deterrence.” White House Chief of Staff John Kelly offered a similar justification, as have senior policy adviser Stephen Miller and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Some commentators argue that separating parents from their children is too high a price to pay for reducing unauthorized immigration.…  Seguir leyendo »