US child migrants: Sessions defends border separations

US child migrants: Sessions defends border separations
 

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has defended separating migrant children from their parents at the US border.
In a radio interview, he said that authorities "prefer to keep the children close" to their parents, but added that this was often not possible.
The issue has caused a growing storm after US officials confirmed hundreds of child migrants had been removed from their families.
On Tuesday, the UN called on the US to "immediately halt" the separations.
When asked whether it was "absolutely necessary" to separate children from their parents, Mr Sessions... read more

 
6 June 2018 in World News, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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