“Humanity does not come with citizenship or with a green card”
You can’t simultaneously argue that family separation isn’t happening, that it’s being used as a deterrent, that the Bible justifies it and that it’s
The family is a sacred universal institution. It cannot be replaced with TV and snacks.
This is not a binary choice between rampant crime and tearing families apart.
When Trump speaks of immigrants “infesting” America, he speaks in the language of genocide, not governance. By likening people to insects or vermin, even if he considers them criminals, he provides himself license to be an exterminator. We know that story.
UN Human Rights commissioner: “In the United States, I’m deeply concerned by recently adopted policies which punish children for their parents’ actions … The thought that any State would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable.”
“Woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees, to deprive the poor of their rights and withhold justice from the oppressed of my people.” Isaiah 10: 1-2.