Separation of migrant families: What other countries do

Separation of migrant families: What other countries do
 

US Attorney General Jeff Session has defended the separation of migrant children from their parents at the border with Mexico, a measure that has faced increasing criticism.
The "zero-tolerance" policy he announced last month sees adults who try to cross the border, many planning to seek asylum, being placed in custody and threatened with criminal prosecution for illegal entry. As a result, hundreds of minors have been taken from them.
What is happening? Mr Sessions said those entering the US irregularly would be criminally prosecuted, a change to a long-standing policy of... read more

 
7 June 2018 in World News, Views: 60
Source: BBC
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