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Meet the Couple Who Facilitated Trump’s Order to Snatch Kids from Parents

Meet the Couple Who Facilitated Trump’s Order to Snatch Kids from Parents

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: June 25, 2018 ~ Southwest Key Programs first gained national media attention when Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon traveled to Brownsville, Texas on June 3 and attempted to enter one of its Federally-funded facilities to check on the immigrant children who had been forcibly taken from their parents under a Trump administration policy called “zero tolerance.” Southwest Key called the police on Merkley and denied him entry. Under the policy that was fully implemented in early May by the Trump administration, even immigrant parents fleeing violence in Central America, with a previous lawful right to seek an asylum application in the U.S., were being incarcerated and having their children and infants as young as three months old forcibly taken from them. Over 2,000 children currently remain separated from their parents as a result of this policy. After enormous public outcry and medical professionals stepping forward … Continue reading