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DHS Secretary Nielsen slams ‘irresponsible’ media, says no ‘policy separates families at the border’

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On ‘Fox & Friends’ Homeland Security secretary, says the need for action in the border security is clear.

The head of the Department of Homeland Security threw the media on Sunday for their coverage of the increasingly volatile immigration controversy, writing in a series of tweets: “We don’t have a policy of separation of families on the border. Period.”

Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen added: “These false alarms from members of the press and advocacy groups, must cease. It is irresponsible and counterproductive. As I have many times previously said, if you are looking for asylum for your family, there is no reason to break the law and illegally cross between ports of entry.”

She noted that no one “search breaking the law by asylum seekers at the port of entry.”

These false alarms from members of the press and advocacy groups, must cease. It is irresponsible and counterproductive. As I have many times previously said, if you are looking for asylum for your family, there is no reason to break the law and illegally cross between ports of entry.

— S Kirstjen Nielsen (@SecNielsen) 17. June 2018

The Trump administration, which called it “terrible” that illegal-to give immigrant children are sometimes separated from their parents when their parents criminal proceedings has been criticised in recent weeks for increasing the prosecution of illegal immigrants under a “zero-tolerance” policy, which leads, in the opinion of the critics of the detachment.

You are not breaking the law of asylum at the time of arrival.

— S Kirstjen Nielsen (@SecNielsen) 17. June 2018

A child is illegally in the USA is generally separated from the adults at the border, if the child is in danger, has no clear relationship to the adult or if the adult occurs in criminal proceedings.

We do not have a policy of separation of families on the border. Period of time.

— S Kirstjen Nielsen (@SecNielsen) 17. June 2018

About Twitter, Nielsen, reiterated that the current policy will result from laws already in the books: “For those who apply for asylum in the ports of entry, we must continue the policy of previous governments, and is separated when the child is in danger, there is no Depot-to-many relationship between “family” members, or if the adult has broken a law.”

For those who apply for asylum in the ports of entry, we must continue the policy of previous governments, and is separated when the child is in danger, there is no Depot-to-many relationship between “family” members, or if the adult has broken a law.

— S Kirstjen Nielsen (@SecNielsen) 17. June 2018

She added: “the DHS takes very seriously its commitment to the protection of minors in our temporary custody of gangs, drug dealers, criminals, and abuse.”

DHS takes very seriously its commitment to the protection of minors in our temporary custody of gangs, drug dealers, criminals, and abuse.

— S Kirstjen Nielsen (@SecNielsen) 17. June 2018

Earlier this month, Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley from Oregon has been refused entry, in a detention center, he tried to visit in Texas, after the police were called and an officer said to him, “please go.” He and other politicians of the Democratic party of other immigrants detention centres visited to successfully.

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