On Father's Day, Democratic lawmakers made a surprise visit to detained dads who ICE separated from their children
28 days ago - By Business Insider
On Sunday, several Democratic lawmakers made a surprise visit to a detention center in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where migrant fathers are being held, to protest the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy to separate parents from children at the border.
The politicians said they waited more than an hour to gain access to the facility, after Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials attempted to stop them.
The representatives spoke with detainees, five of whom were expected to be migrant fathers separated from their children, and live-tweeted the visit.
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Democrats Visit Immigrant Detention Center On Father's Day To Protest Family Separations
28 days ago - By The Huffington Post
Officials at the facility used "stalling tactics" to keep the lawmakers out, Rep. Jerrold Nadler claimed.
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