We have until
November 6 to voice our outrage. Make your public comment right
now to demand the government keep
protections for immigrant children.
Trump's anti-immigrant agenda has been a hallmark of his
administration. widespread ICE abuses, ramped-up deportations,
record-low refugee admissions, and an inhumane family separation
policy have upended thousands of lives. And if this rule moves
Flores is terminated, the government could massively
expand and prolong the detention of children – causing them
lifelong psychological harm.
It may seem like there's no stopping Trump, but that's just not
Last summer, public backlash shamed the administration into
ending its "zero tolerance" and family separation policies. That
shows us Trump is susceptible to public pressure. If enough of
us speak up again, we can get his administration to protect
Flores and protect immigrant children.
public comment now: The Trump administration must keep the
Settlement intact and stop its proposed expansion of family
The Trump administration is trying to strip away every last
protection for immigrant children and looking for ways to detain
them indefinitely, but we can stop them. It's up to us to
safeguard the rights of every child in U.S. government custody.
Stay in the
ACLU Director of Immigration Policy and Campaigns
October 19, 2018