A young boy can be heard crying, repeatedly crying for his "Papa". There is already criticism abounding that detained migrants are being treated like animals in cages; Trump's use of a word which likens them to locusts destroying crops is indicative of how the president may view these people in need.
The rally in front of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in downtown San Francisco drew several hundred protesters, blocking off a stretch of Sansome Street.
As he prepared to head to Congress on Tuesday afternoon to debate the "zero tolerance" policy introduced in April, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the state will sue the Trump administration "for violating the Constitutional rights of immigrant children and their families who have been separated at the border".
The hour long meeting will likely be tense, as each faction of Republicans try to convince Trump that their plan is best.
The revised provision would also give Department of Homeland Security the authority to use $7 billion in border technology funding to pay for family detention centers, said the person, who was not authorized to do so by name and commented only on condition of anonymity. Trump is the criminal. A crime against humanity is a crime against us all.
Trump was headed later Tuesday to Congress to huddle with Republican lawmakers, many of whom are deeply uncomfortable with the separation policy.
Finally, a bipartisan group of 75 former US attorneys also vilified the policy.
"I think this is a very good chance that something, in fact, may be done", he told the 6-year-old, noting it would likely be a "quite historic" week on "border security".
While at least nine other governors have curtailed their guards' involvement in the border mission, Brown has taken no move to follow suit. "Be smart America!", the president wrote.
Yazmin Gonzalez, 9, atop the shoulders of her mother Nydia Algazzali Gonzalez, of Berkeley, along with dozens of demonstrators protest outside ICE headquarters in San Francisco, Calif., on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. "This will ensure DHS has access to funds to house more families".
Children in custody rest in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. There have been stories of children being torn from their parents' arms and parents not being able to locate their sons and daughters. Numerous children are being held in a former Walmart store in Texas.
"When you see a 12-year-old girl with a Plan B pill or her parents put her on birth control because they know getting violated is part of the journey, that's a bad way to live", Cabrera said. "And it seems as if it's bordering on child abuse". "Until then, us as Border Patrol agents, we have a duty to enforce these laws and we'll continue to do it and until they change this law and hopefully they will". "But we're the first administration stepping up and trying to fix it". All four former living USA first ladies - Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton and Rosalynn Carter - have condemned the separation of children from their parents.
U.S. President Donald Trump's policy of separating immigrant parents and their children at the U.S. -Mexico border has vulnerable Republican congressional candidates scrambling to distance themselves from the issue - but not from the president.
"In the name of the Mexican government and people, I want to express our most categorical and energetic condemnation of this cruel and inhuman policy", Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said at a news conference.