This seems to be just getting worst as government agencies try to deal with immigration under pressure from the top to scare people from coming to this country….
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are telling detained migrant parents that to be reunited with their children they must sign a voluntary deportation form, according to lawyers who spoke to HuffPost.
The paperwork, which HuffPost reviewed, gives migrants the option to be reunited with their children before leaving the U.S. or to be deported without them, and it is addressed to parents who have been given “final orders of removal” ― meaning they have been rejected from seeking asylum….
The American Civil Liberties Union, which filed the lawsuit that resulted in an injunction to reunite all families, has requested that ICE officials stop using the form. Lee Gelernt, an ACLU attorney, says that the paperwork shouldn’t even be given to parents with final orders of removal, since those orders can still be challenged in court….