A newly obtained US government document reveals that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents have been instructed to ask migrants to choose one of two options: Leave without your children, or take them, too.
They read a form for the undocumented immigrants, who have previously separated from their kids, asking them whether they want their children or not, NBC News reported Tuesday.
“I am requesting to reunite with my child(ren) for the purpose of repatriation to my country of citizenship” or “I am affirmatively, knowingly, and voluntarily requesting to return to my country of citizenship without my minor child(ren) who I understand will remain in the United States to pursue available claims of relief.”
Many migrant children remain separated from their parents or guardians despite US President Donald Trump’s executive order in June to halt the practice under pressure,
The Trump administration has been under criticism over its…