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Yep. Fraud is fraud, no matter who does it. But I don't think "admitting" is the correct word, since I never denied it.
Once again you avoid the point. The adminstration has chosen to apply a zero tolerance policy to illegal crossing.
Is that what has been to those with asylum claims? Or were they separated, then prosecuted for illegal entry first? Before asylum was denied?
Correct. We warehouse them. Except that in a warehouse, you would probably know from whom the box came so that, when the time comes, the box can be returned.
They were separated from their kids because we don't detain kids.
You may only apply for asylum if you are arriving in or already physically present in the United States. To apply for asylum in the United States, you may ask for asylum at a port-of-entry (airport, seaport, or border crossing), or, if you are already in the United States, you may file Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal, at the appropriate Service Center. You may apply for asylum regardless of your immigration status, whether you are here legally or illegally.
Would you be happier if we just held them in detention until their adults can get a hearing?
Who said you were restricted to this thread?
False. I have always said that zero tolerance is a policy. Nothing more, nothing less.
You change positions between threads then.
I would have been happier if the adminstration had had a plan before they implemented their zero tolerance policy. I think that keeping families together should have been a priority over prosecution for a misdemenor which results in time served and a $10 fine.
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Sillyolme
That was plan A.
Plan B was for congress to be so ashamed of what the administration did that they would "fix" it.
That didn't work either so the administration had come up with Plan C, to admit that the whole cluster# was because of their policy and use an EO (which wasn't necessary and Trump lied about, saying he couldn't do) to "fix" it. Except it really didn't.
Family detention would be a far better solution, if humanely executed. And it seems that, a bit late, the administration realizes that.