News Roundup: Outcry Over Family Separation Policy

Over the weekend, there was a flurry of news reports after Chris Hayes aired a segment on the repercussions of the Trump Administration’s unconscionable and inhumane new policy of separating children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border. One expert reported that children as young as 53 weeks old are being separated from their parents.

Additionally, the hashtag #WhereAreTheChildren began trending on Twitter after a top official at the Department of Health and Human Services admitted that the agency had lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children it placed with sponsors in the United States.

Read our news recap here, with links to some of the top and most informative stories from the past few days:

What you can do:

Add your name and sign Children’s Rights’ petition to STOP separating children from their families at the U.S. border. With almost 50,000 signatures, the names in our petition will urge Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to end this cruel and inhumane policy.

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