Taking Children From Immigrant Parents Is ‘Brutal, Offensive,’ Federal Judge Rules

El Paso Immigrant ReunificationSaying that the practice is “brutal, offensive, and fails to comport with traditional notions of fair play and decency,” a California federal judge ruled Wednesday that a lawsuit can go forward challenging the ’s practice of separating children from their parents who are seeking asylum. One of the plaintiffs in the case is a Brazilian woman who was reunited with her son in El Paso on Tuesday and was featured on our site.  U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw, of San Diego, handed down the ruling in a lawsuit filed by two plaintiffs known in the court filing as “Ms. L” and “Ms. C.” Ms. C is the woman named Jocelyn, who was reunited with her son on Tuesday and who allowed me to witness the reunion.…View Original Post

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