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Mon May 27, 2019, 09:47 PM

Thousands of students wrote letters to migrant kids....govt refused to deliver

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/immigration/article230866669.html


..."About 100 people showed up to deliver the letters. Visiting children read them to security guards and tried to hand them the envelopes.

The guards ignored them and stood with their arms crossed. They said they would call a supervisor. No one came.

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When the Miami Herald took a tour, reporters weren’t allowed to take photos, bring in recording devices, or speak to children. When community organizations try to donate services, equipment, clothing or food, they’ve been rejected because of safety protocols, federal officials have told the Herald.

The center, the largest in the country, is the only facility for migrant children operated by a for-profit corporation, another sore point with critics, since they note that the longer a youth is detained, the better it is for the company."...(more)




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Response to Tanuki (Original post)

Mon May 27, 2019, 09:55 PM

1. in nazi camps the guards stole all the supplies and gifts. and of course media was kept away nt

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Response to Tanuki (Original post)

Mon May 27, 2019, 10:31 PM

2. Problem with contractors, as we saw with Blackwater


Is the Gov. denies responsibility and the contractor does not have to respond to any concerns, until the problem gets so bad, publicity forces them to.

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Response to Tanuki (Original post)

Mon May 27, 2019, 11:12 PM

3. Same thing happened in Calif - teddy bears for children here were refused.

People who toured El Cajon's facility saw no toys or comfort items. Those who wanted to help were refused.

This administration is run by sadists. It does not have to be this way. In the past local groups can and did bring teddy bears and other comfort items to newly arrived undocumented immigrants, but no more. This is evil.

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Response to Liberty Belle (Reply #3)

Mon May 27, 2019, 11:23 PM

5. That was owned by the Sunrise (?) group, wasn't it?

The Sun"something" it is called. I tracked them down since I saw their logo on MSNBC about 9 months ago and saw the outside of the facility and then did some Googling until I found it and got a map. The company owns several of these places in CA and Texas. I was going to go until I found out that no one could get in, even the neighbors had no idea this was going on right next to them.

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Response to Liberty Belle (Reply #3)

Tue May 28, 2019, 12:05 AM

12. First the rip these children away from their parents, i.e., KIDNAP THEM

then they put them in filthy cages, give them substandard food, deny them basic medical care, refuse to allow them to contact their parents, now they deprive these children of the most basic of comfort - a teddy bear.

The unspeakable cruelty of this administration sickens me to my soul.

I still don't understand why the UN is not screaming about this as loudly as I am.

I have lost all faith in this country.

We no longer stand for anything.

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Response to Tanuki (Original post)

Mon May 27, 2019, 11:14 PM

4. Oversight needs to BLOW THE LID off this whole damn thing. nt

 

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Response to UniteFightBack (Reply #4)

Mon May 27, 2019, 11:26 PM

6. Yes, Back - when the truth of what's happening in the camps comes out, America will reel in shock

OPEN THE GODDAMN DOORS

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Response to Tanuki (Original post)

Mon May 27, 2019, 11:28 PM

7. Trump enables cruelty. nt

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Response to oasis (Reply #7)

Mon May 27, 2019, 11:31 PM

8. Trumpism is a fcking Nazi cult & Trump is enabled by all those around him.

I am so ashamed of my country.

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Response to Tanuki (Original post)

Mon May 27, 2019, 11:33 PM

9. If you can understand what the American "Girl in Nueva York" wrote

you'll burst into tears at the beauty and heart of it.

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Response to fierywoman (Reply #9)

Mon May 27, 2019, 11:43 PM

10. Truth!

She was very empathetic! Too bad those running the "concentration camps" aren't!

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Response to Tanuki (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2019, 12:04 AM

11. I did a google translation



You are strong because you have made a long and hard journey, separated from your family. I admire your courage. Please, do not meet the wait ones. I know it has been hard. But to see your family again. I know. You are not alone, and you are important and valued. We send you love, new york. you're not alone.

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