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Celebrities: Trump’s Immigration Policies Just Like The Holocaust, Torture, Monstrous

   DailyWire.com

The Trump administration’s decision to end the “Catch and Release” program by placing children in safe homes while detaining their parents who illegally crossed the border has some celebrities comparing it to the Holocaust or torture.

While the mainstream media has spread a ton of lies about thousands of helpless children being “ripped from their parents” at the border, which The New York Times had to correct, the new policy essentially seeks to deter further illegal immigration by detaining parents who cross the border illegally rather than releasing them into the U.S. interior. Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro provides some more context (formatting adjusted):

There are really two issues. First, there’s the status of unaccompanied minors entering the United States. Those minors must be remanded to foster parents, shelters or sponsors within 20 days rather than held indefinitely in detention facilities. That settlement, according to FactCheck.org, was extended to accompanied children as well. … Democrats and Leftist judges (particularly on the Ninth Circuit) have suggested that children cannot be detained at all, which means that if the American government wishes to detain parents, they must separate the families. Trump’s only other choice would be not to prosecute illegal immigration at all. Which means that any legislative fix would include an express provision stating that children should be kept with their parents in detention – or at least that parents should be given the option of keeping their children with them in detention.

But, yet again, the facts haven’t gotten in the way of Hollywood outrage: