They provided an update today but I am not convinced that they know how many kids they have and how the reunite them with their parents. What a cruel fiasco!
Thousands. Of. Kids. Are. Still. Separated. From. Their. Parents.https://t.co/SJy31vJf02
— Chris Cillizza (@CillizzaCNN) July 5, 2018
HHS’s own numbers appear to show no progress – and in fact back sliding -on reunifying children with their parents.
Children held last week: 2,047.
Children held today: approx. 3000.
— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) July 5, 2018
DNA tests "shows that they did not have the right intake process in the first place when separating these families." – Jennifer Falcon, communications director for RAICES, a non-profit offering free and low-cost legal services for immigrants and refugees https://t.co/p42RFH7Zf6
— CNN Newsroom (@CNNnewsroom) July 5, 2018
Last week Sec. Azar testified under oath he could find separated children “within seconds” and “2,047” were in HHS custody. Now says “somewhere less than 3,000” and falsely blames courts and Congress for crisis Trump created. https://t.co/8I5CXO5ryJ
— Senator Dick Durbin (@SenatorDurbin) July 5, 2018
"It was about showing teeth … they had no plans to reverse it until the public outcry." – @AprilDRyan speaks to the US border policy and the re-uniting of families https://t.co/0y9ogCuOo0 pic.twitter.com/dipBZlml8h
— New Day (@NewDay) July 5, 2018
The way President Trump is handling the situation involving children who have been separated from their parents at the border:
(Quinnipiac U. Poll, RV, 6/27 – 7/1/18)
— PollingReport.com (@pollreport) July 5, 2018