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Did POTUS Trump Really Say "Illegal children don't Need Toothbrushes, Soap, and Blankets"?

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posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 05:03 PM
a reply to: dawnstar

In the U.S. there were other detention centers. One of them was called Krome. I remember back in the early 90s there were magazines showing the conditions in which Cubans and Haitians were put in, as they waited to get vetted. Normally these camps had high metal fences with barb wire, and in the center there were tents which had no ac, and no fans. Cuban and Haitian children were put in those same conditions. I don't remember either the left, or almost anyone else protesting this. Cubans outside the camps did protest, but those protests are nothing like the left is doing today. No Cuban, nor Haitian demanded to shut down those detention centers, and the left was NOWHERE to be seen.

I have been trying to find photos but can't find anything. But here is an article describing the camps. This article is from 1985.

BTW, Krome is situated right next to swamps in South Florida. Krome was open until at least the early to late 2000s, not sure if it is open now.

Detainees Escape From Krome Detention Center
GREG MYREOctober 31, 1985

MIAMI (AP) _ Up to 40 illegal aliens escaped from an immigration service detention center by climbing over a double barbed-wire fence Thursday, hours after a rock-throwing fight involving as many as 100 detainees, authorities said.
The hourlong disturbance began about 10 a.m. when a Haitian and a Cuban detainee started fighting ″over something small, like toothpaste or soap that was missing,″ said Rivkind.

Here is a photo showing a couple of Haitians inside one of these old detention centers. Cubans were also held there, and children where there too. These detention centers were mostly outside, no ac, no fans.

Haitian refugees behind fence at Krome Avenue Detention Center

There should be photos of Cubans in the same detention centers, as well as children.

Found a website with a photo, but this photo is not showing children.

The photo is large so it's better if you use the website and scroll down to the Krome immigration detention center.


Krome Service Processing Center; Miami, FL

As more and more asylum seekers washed ashore, the federal government became increasingly overwhelmed: Where would it put everyone? Were they dangerous? Was the U.S. obligated to give all of them asylum hearings? After decrying the Carter Administration’s wavering stance on refugees, the Reagan Administration took action almost immediately. "We have lost control of our borders. We have pursued unrealistic policies,” Attorney General William French declared to Congress in 1981. “We have failed to enforce our laws effectively." French announced that Reagan had endorsed “the necessity of detaining illegal aliens pending exclusion.”

Even TODAY this is what the information says about the Krome immigration detention center, so it is still being used.

If you need information about a detainee that is housed at this facility, you may call (305) 207-2001 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. When you call, please have the individual’s biographical information ready, including first, last and hyphenated names, any aliases he or she may use, date of birth and country of birth.

Detainees cannot receive incoming calls. If you need to get in touch with a detainee to leave an urgent message, you must call (305) 207-6424 and 2202 and leave the detainee’s full name, alien registration number and your name and telephone number where you can be reached. The detainee will be given your message.

I did find an old magazine showing some pictures. The magazine is from 2005, and is about the Mariel, the first time a flotilla of Cubans left Cuba when the U.S. opened the door to Cubans seeking political asylum in the U.S.

Starting to scan the pictures in the magazine.

posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 05:37 PM
Here is the cover of the magazine.

Here is how these people were sleeping, and they had no acs, and no fans.

Here are the tents where other Cubans and Haitians would live, this was under I95. Around these tents there were wired fences with barbwire. Notice there is a child in there. BTW, regular people were put together with criminals, because the U.S. didn't know who was a regular person, and who was a criminal and there were a lot of problems, including attempted rapes.

In this photo these people were finally told whom was going to be released and got their papers. People would wait not weeks, but months inside these "immigration detention centers." Democrats have known about this, and that it was happening for decades and NOT ONE OF THEM DID A THING ABOUT IT...

The magazine only has a few photos, the rest are interviews with people from Mariel 25 years later. Many of them were doctors, or other professionals. I remember other photos in which Cuban children could be seen behind the fences looking sad. But it's as if the majority of these pictures were not uploaded to the internet, or at least I can't find them.

There was always scarcity in items like toilet paper, or toothpaste, soap, etc. People didn't have running water, they could wash a bit, with a little bit of water maybe once every two weeks to once a month. Some people were lucky if they got shaving cream, which not every man got.

The left/democrats, more so those in power, have known about this for a long time. But only now it is convenient to use the new detention centers, opened and set up by the Obama administration, as a political tool...

edit on 2-7-2019 by ElectricUniverse because: correct comment.

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