To help migrant children, Republicans and Democrats must join forces

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Democratic Attorneys General in 21 states are calling on the Trump Administration to end the "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in the separation of families at the US border. "No one on either side of the aisle is stopping the president from signing an executive order to end this child abuse".

Although Parscale is calling for the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, apparently as a means to end the Mueller investigation, it isn't likely that the investigation would be halted simply by getting rid of Sessions.

As a nation, we've seen and heard heartbreaking stories of families being torn apart when a parent or guardian doesn't show up at a port of entry to claim asylum with proper paperwork.

Republicans can no longer call themselves the party for family values when they are allowing the president to rip families apart at our border.

The former USA attorneys said Sessions' zero-tolerance policy abandons previous administrations' policy that "has balanced the need for effective enforcement and deterrence with humanity and compassion".

He agreed the family separations would serve as a deterrent to potential immigrants.

Although President Donald Trump and several members of his administration, including Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, have repeatedly claimed the family separation policy must be enforced, legal experts, including this group of attorneys, have challenged such an assertion.

Meghan's father Thomas Markle breaks silence after missing wedding
He added that Meghan and Harry were very supportive after he told them he can not attend the wedding due to his surgery. The visible absence of Meghan Markle's father Thomas from the much-hyped royal wedding caught the attention of many .

Sessions said the issue was "whether we want to be a country of laws or whether we want to be a country without borders".

When an adult crossing the border with a child is detained for criminal prosecution, the child is then considered an "unaccompanied minor".

Last week, the US Justice Department admitted that it had separated about 2,000 children from their parents at the US-Mexico border as part of a new policy to deter illegal immigration.

"We can not and will not encourage people to bring children by giving them blanket immunity from our laws", he said. The quality of the shelters has come under criticism, but Nielsen insisted Monday that children were being "well taken care of".

Sessions later said if parents are deported, their children return to their home country with them. It was focused on freeing and otherwise helping children who come to the border without a parent or guardian. "It is immoral. And it breaks my heart", she wrote.

I live in a border state. "Collectively, as former United States Attorneys, we have prosecuted tens of thousands of cases involving far more serious crimes than misdemeanor illegal entry offenses".

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