Trump Split Up Many More Migrant Families Than Previously Thought, New Report Finds

Trump Split Up Many More Migrant Families Than Previously Thought, New Report Finds

Bryan Schatz, New York Times (October 11, 2018)

A new report by Amnesty International finds that the Trump administration has separated far more immigrant families than it has publicly admitted. Amnesty reports that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) forcibly separated more than 6,000 family units between mid-April and mid-August under the White House’s “zero tolerance” policy. That number, it says, “excluded countless other families whose separations were not recorded.”

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