Recording of Children Crying Adds to Anger over US Policy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mc Connell, shown here after a June 5 policy luncheon declined to answer reporters' ques

The picture is being widely circulated on social media speaking against the USA government's move to separate children of adults illegally entering the United States.

House GOP leaders are revising their legislation amid a public outcry over the administration's "zero tolerance" approach to illegal crossings. Migrant advocates announced they would rally outside the federal courthouse in Phoenix on Monday afternoon to protest the policy. Strictly speaking, illegally crossing the border is a federal crime.

Trump supporters argue that children were still detained during the Obama administration, pointing to images of kids in cages from 2014, which were mistakenly identified on Twitter as current.

"I don't want children taken away from parents", he told a gathering of small business owners, before adding: "When you prosecute the parents for coming in illegally, which should happen, you have to take the children away".

"The time is now for the White House to end the cruel, tragic separations of families", said Senator Lisa Murkowski, from Alaska.

A spokeswoman for Melania Trump said: "Mrs Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform".

The decree does not mandate separation of parents and children, however.

The Department of Health and Human Services said there are now 11,700 children under its care in 100 shelters across 17 states. They are not permitted to be jailed together since the minors are not charged with the crime.

The bills are prompted by the ongoing controversy surrounding the separation of children and their parents at the southwestern border, a effect of President Donald Trump's ordered crackdown on immigration.

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in an appearance before the National Sheriffs' Association in New Orleans: "We will not apologise for the job we do or for the job law enforcement does, for doing the job that the American people expect us to do".

Democratic Representative Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico said the location was a former hospital converted into living quarters for children, with rooms divided by age group.

"Every human being with a sense of compassion and decency should be outraged", Clinton said.

The President's entrenchment amid a loud uproar comes amid a developing humanitarian - and political - crisis on the United States' border with Mexico, where at least 2,000 children have been separated from their parents as a result of the administration's policy.

Donahue also urged lawmakers to act on the separation of families as well as "permanent protection for Dreamers, and permanent relief for long-term beneficiaries of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program".

Trump's Monday morning tweets come amid a growing backlash over his administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.

He took to Twitter to reiterate his claim that the blame for America's border nightmare lay with Democrats, who he said wanted immigrants to "infest" the US.

The President early indicated he does not want to support either of two bills created to move towards a solution to the family separation issue. The June 16-19 poll found that 28 percent of people polled supported the policy, while 57 percent opposed it and the remaining 15 percent said they did not know.

In the past, some migrants entering illegally were caught and then released.

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