US considers separating women and children who cross illegally into US

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/03/us-immigration-proposal-women-children-separation-border

New policy would allow the government to keep parents and children in custody separately, to deter mothers from migrating to the US with their children. Women and children crossing together illegally into the United States could be separated by US authorities under a proposal being considered by the Department of Homeland Security, according to three government officials. Related: US could face human rights crisis after Trump’s xenophobic immigration orders Continue reading…

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