Family Separation at Border is ‘Child Abuse,’ ACLU Tells Court

Family Separation at Border is ‘Child Abuse,’ ACLU Tells Court

Hannah Albarazi, Law 360 (September 21, 2019)

The American Civil Liberties Union on Friday urged a California federal judge to rule that U.S. immigration officials are illegally separating parents from their children based on criminal histories instead of separating families only when a parent is deemed unfit or a danger to their child, saying its present policy is tantamount to “child abuse.”

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