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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said on Sunday that during the recent sudden death of two children in Agency custody can be “absolutely devastating for us on every level, the” Federal authorities had consistently followed and were not to blame.
McAleenan told ABC’s “This Week” that “our agents have everything that they could, as soon as these children manifested symptoms of the disease, in order to save your life.”
Jakelin Caal, 7, and 8-year-old Felipe Gomez Alonzo were arrested after entering the United States with their undocumented fathers. Jakelin was suffering from dehydration and shock, while Felipe died shortly before 11:50 p.m. on Christmas eve, after he fell ill with flu-like symptoms.
Felipe had taken the father, Agustin Gomez, “a Chance to travel” to the border with Mexico, in the hope that Migration to the USA step-after hearing a rumor, after Felipe’s sister, Catarina Gomez Lucas.
“We heard rumors that it could happen (in the USA). You said that you could happen with the children,” Lucas told the Associated Press.
“We need an objective, impartial look at our immigration laws to confront really, and get to grips with the fact that children and families come in this cycle, that is, in the first line,” McAleenan said on Sunday.
Border Patrol with the medical screening process in the framework of the evaluation of DHS, after two migrant children die in US custody
EMTs is provided to help you DHS reports, orders and more thorough medical examinations for all children on the border; William La Jeunesse.
Separately, a South Carolina Republican sen. Lindsey Graham CNN’s “State of the Union”, said that he has to check the push for the hearings, the children’s’ deaths, as well as the reasons that had brought them across the border. Last week, California democratic sen Dianne Feinstein had called Graham, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, to take this step.
“I’m going to said to hearings on the death of the two children and the policies that attract people to,” Graham.
Fox News has learned that Graham is set to meet with the President, Trump soon in the White house to discuss Syria policy and other issues. Fox News has also learned that behind the scenes this weekend, several senators are discussing a potential compromise to end the ongoing partial Federal government shutdown.
A cross-party proposal for the provision of 5.7 billion US-dollars in funding for the border wall, as well as a Congress-reauthorization of the Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is for those to the U.S. illegally as children, along with several other immigration provisions. It was also a special allowance be granted for some classes of Central American refugees, a more robust asylum status.
But in spite of the compromise talks, the partisan tension remains high in Washington. After the news of Felipe’s death, top Democrats rushed, seem to be the fault of the Trump administration, remained as the most important details unclear.
“Deeply disappointed and disgusted by this news,” New Mexico Democratic sen Martin Heinrich wrote on Twitter. “I am urgently asking for more details, but the Trump-administration must be held accountable for the child’s death and all the life that you have, put you in danger, with your deliberately chaos and disregard for human life.”
“We need an objective, impartial view of our immigration laws.”
— CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan
McAleenan added: “We also need to invest in Central America. The State Department, the announcement of an unprecedented increase in aid is, I think, is a huge step forward.”
President Trump has repeatedly threatened that development aid for the Central American countries, which he maintains is not doing enough to stem illegal migration. “Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador were not able to stop the job, the people leave their country and illegally come to the USA,” he wrote in October. “We will now begin to cut off or significantly reduce, the massive foreign assistance routinely given.”
In Dec. 28, Trump renewed the promise on Twitter: “word is that a new caravan in Honduras and you do nothing about it. We all aid cut off to these 3 countries — taking advantage of US for years!”
U.S. immigration authorities said Wednesday that they have done, new medical tests for almost every child, held by the Border Patrol after the death.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said on Wednesday afternoon that it has ordered “extraordinary protective measures” after Felipe’s death that occurred in immigration detention.
Cross-border authorities, not the results of the health checks.
But Nielsen said in a statement to Fox News that they had asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to investigate what she says is an “upward trend in the sick children crossing our borders.” You also want to check the U.S. coast guard, the medical programs offered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Agency that arrested Felipe and his father for a week.
Border patrol officers on the beach on the U.S. side of the fence between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. Discouraged by the long period of waiting to apply for asylum through official ports of entry, many Central American migrants from the last caravan, the choice to cross the US border wall and hand in to the border patrol agents. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Nielsen promised that all the children in the future, get a “accurate” medical investigation after they were taken.
The US government will cross the system for the detention of migrants on the border is tense, and the United States see a sharp increase in families with children.
Nielsen on Wednesday accused of “a system that prevents parents and their children on a dangerous, illegal journey from consequences for their actions.”
Your Department argues that it needs to migrate to imprison more people and to discourage other Central American families tried to.
“As a result of bad court decisions by activist judges and inaction by Congress, we will see a flood of families and unaccompanied alien children,” continued the Nielsen statement.
Fox News’ Chad Pergram, Katherine Lam, and Frank miles contributed to this report.