Dem Lawmaker Spills The Beans on Obama Admin’s ‘Hush’ Policy on Border Crossing Illegal Unaccompanied Minors

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The Obama administration wanted to make sure that the public did not know how many illegal immigrant children had been detained at the border. It also did not want anything revealed about the detention centers that these minors were being held in. That is what Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas has revealed in his comments in an interview on CNN Saturday. When you look at the staggering numbers that were involved back then, you have to wonder why President trump is receiving such bad press over a significantly smaller number. 

As Written and Reported By Diana Stancy Correll for the Washington Examiner:

Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, said the Obama administration attempted to keep “quiet” about how many unaccompanied minors were crossing the border and that children were being held in detention centers.

Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, said the Obama administration attempted to keep “quiet” about how many unaccompanied minors were crossing the border and that children were being held in detention centers.

“There were large numbers of people coming in,” Cuellar said in an interview with CNN on Saturday. “The Obama administration was trying to keep this quiet.”

According to the Washington Post, nearly 70,000 unaccompanied minors were apprehended at the border in 2014.

The comments come after the Department of Homeland Security confirmed Friday that nearly 2,000 minors were separated from guardians at the border since the Trump administration started enforcing a zero-tolerance policy to prosecute all illegal immigrants.

DHS officials verified Friday that 1,995 minors were taken away from accompanying adults while attempting to enter the U.S. between ports of entry between April 19 and May 31.

Minors who are split from their families as a result of the zero-tolerance policy will be housed by Health and Human…….

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