The New York Daily News is out with reports that Border Patrol cops ARE worried that they could themselves could be ‘locked up’ for following Trump admin orders to separate parents from their kids at the border….
Media reports are that the government cannot find over 500 of the children’s parents making the US Government the guardian of those children in dentation or foster homes ….
This while Trump assistant Stephen Miller wants even MORE restrictive policy if Trump wins a second term…
U.S. Border Patrol officials privately worried they could face jail time for their roles in President Trump’s since-scrapped policy to separate migrant children from their parents, according to emails released Thursday amid renewed scrutiny over the family-shattering practice.
The emails were included in a House Judiciary Committee report summarizing its 21-month probe into the Trump administration’s so-called “zero tolerance” policy, which required Border Patrol agents to split up thousands of mostly Central American families who illegally crossed into the U.S. from Mexico in 2017 and 2018.
In one email dated June 4, 2018, a Border Patrol supervisor in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley wrote to a subordinate that a local federal judge had been “very upset” in a court hearing and ordered the agency to “keep constant track of the children once they are separated from their parents and when and where they are reunified.”
“This is going to be a huge headache, I might be spending some time in the slammer,” the supervisor wrote followed by a sad-face emoji.
The subordinate, a Border Patrol enforcement agent, responded: “I ain’t going to jail!!!!!!!!!!!!!”….
With Election Day looming, Joe Biden has seized on the latest zero-tolerance revelations.
In an ad released this week, Biden’s campaign pledged he would as president immediately issue an executive order “creating a federal task force to reunite these children with their parents.”…
image…A boy and father from Honduras are taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents on June 12, 2018 near Mission, Texas. (John Moore/Getty Images)