Children Protest On Capitol Hill In An Effort To Bring Family Separation Awareness

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“On Capitol Hill, children donned emergency thermal blankets similar to ones handed out at border detention centers and used cages as part of a protest against the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy on immigration.

The Trump administration’s policy has led to over 2,300 children separated from their families after illegally crossing the border into the United States and sent to detention facilities under government care. Trump on Wednesday reversed his debunked argument that he had no authority to stop separations, signing an executive order to keep parents and kids together.Even with Trump’s order, the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on immigration-related legislation later Thursday to address — among other issues — family separation.
The dozen or so children wrapped themselves in the foil-like blankets and sat among small cages in the middle of the Russell Senate building rotunda on Thursday.” 

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