"Their children were taken from them by Border Patrol agents who said they were going to give them a bath. As the hours passed, it dawned on the mothers the kids were not coming back."
This has been going on since April 2018: New York Times article.
It reminds me of concentration camps in Germany. The people were told they were going to have a shower, give bits of soap and then gassed to death. These people are told their children are to be given a bath, the children are removed and put in cages or small prison rooms. I suspect the parents know that the children are being removed from them and may do this under gunpoint.
It is legal in the US to come to this country and appeal for aslyum. Under the Trump administration when someone does this from Latin or South America and is genuinely fearful for their lives and those of family members, they are put on a list and told to go away. Those who then try to come across the border, if caught are put into shackles and rushed through a court as a group, forced to give brief replies and then disposed of somehow? The reason some of these people are caught, is aslyum rights are written into the US constitution. Surely this super-state who destroyed their country, will now take them in
In the 1990s Hillary Clinton pressed for a bill in congress to protect childrent's rights. She was ferociously attacked for intervening on the sacred parent-child relationship as well as the right of a parent to discipline and make decisions for their children. These are the smaller areas of that bill: the larger prohibit imprisonment of children for crime they didn't commit.