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So Is There A “Horrible Law” Mandating Families Be Separated At The Border?

Since There’s Been No Immigration Legislation Passed Since Trump Took Office, And Families Hadn’t Been Separated Under Obama Or Bush, We Looked Into This Claim By Trump

Short answer: No. There is no such law.

Couple Of Other Quick Notes

The Trump Administration was doing anything but trying to deflect the cruelty of this new policy (which has been in place for nearly a month), until it became a major issue this weekend (and a negative for the White House). In fact, if you listened to Trump’s people before this weekend, the policy is intended to be “horrible”, because it is meant to be a deterrent. They’re almost proud of it: it’s “the name of the game” says White House Chief of Staff (and former Homeland Security Director) John Kelly. Here’s an excerpt from the transcript of an NPR interview Kelly did this month:

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