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Illegal immigrants endangered their children
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The commentary by David Waters, “Immigrant kids take hit with US policy,” deserves a response.
I practice law and routinely watch unfortunate Americans charged with various crimes sentenced to jail. Never have I heard one word spoken to attempt to mitigate the crimes by saying anything close to “What about the accused’s children?” Waters admits that those detained for deportation commit crimes but argues that they were not “serious” crimes. He speaks of the children who “risk their lives to come here without adults” and, by inference, the parents who bring whole families. It is a crime to endanger a child. Children are routinely removed from their homes, and parents, if not incarcerated, are forced into
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