The Trump administration used an early, unreported program to separate migrant families along a remote stretch of the border

By July 28, 2021In the News

The Trump administration used an early, unreported program to separate migrant families along a remote stretch of the border

Kevin Sieff, The Washington Post (July 7, 2021)

The Trump administration began separating migrant families in the Yuma, Arizona region of the U.S.-Mexico border months earlier than previously reported through a program known as the Criminal Consequence Initiative, resulting in the separation of at least 234 families from July 1 to Dec. 31, 2017.