Obama denounces "cruelty of ripping children out of their parents' arms"


https://static.globalnoticias.pt/pg/image.aspx?brand=PG&type=generate&guid=d61e2a55-6ce2-475a-9c01-4eb812dde31a&t=20180620063526A quote from Obama at an unaccompanied minor shelter in Brownsville, Texas: “We are and always will be a nation of immigrants.”

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On occasion of the World Refugee Day, the former US president wrote a message on Facebook criticizing Trump's zero-tolerance policy.

Former US President Barack Obama implicitly criticized his successor, Donald Trump, in a message posted on Facebook in regards to the World Refugee Day.

"Seeing these families being separated in real time poses a very simple question: are we a nation that accepts the cruelty of pulling children from their parents' arms or are we a nation that values families and works to keep them together? Do we look away or choose to see something about ourselves and our children?" Obama asks.

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