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Incident commander of the #Tornillo concentration camp:

“I'm totally against the separation. Should never have happened.”

By @ambiej…
@ambiej "It was an incredibly dumb, stupid decision by our leadership," said the Tornillo incident commander. "It was flawed. All it did was harm children, no question about it."…
Thank you, @ambiej, for this reporting.

And thank you to the commander for his honesty and integrity.

It’s given me more hope than I’ve had in a while.
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1/ Thread: Here’s everything we know about immigrant children being separated from their families. #ZeroTolerance #separatingchildren #ImmigrantChildren
2/ About 2,000 children have been separated from their parents at the border, but the actual number is likely higher.
3/ This comes after the Trump administration announced a “zero tolerance” policy. That means all adults crossing the border illegally will be prosecuted. Since children can't be sent to federal jail, kids who are detained are being separated from parents.
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