With all the newly found outrage over child immigration stories, it would be worth a look at the Obama administration’s actions in order to get some perspective. In these four examples, you will see that things were a lot tougher back then than they have been since Donald Trump took office. The number of children that were affected was is a lot higher than you would expect. Where were the outrage and compassion back then? Crickets.
As Written and Reported By Ryan Saavedra for the Daily Wire:
The recent media-generated hysteria surrounding border separations has led many Americans to believe that immigration horror stories only started under President Donald Trump, when, in reality, many of the terrifying stories were largely ignored during former President Barack Obama’s presidency.
Here are four immigration horror stories that happened during the Obama administration:
4. Kept More Than Double The Number Of Children In Detention Centers Than Trump White House. Newsweek reports:
Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Children and Families spokesperson Kenneth Wolfe told Newsweek on Wednesday that it had as many as 10,852 undocumented children in its custody—a significant jump from the 8,886 that were in the agency’s custody on April 29, according to the Washington Post.
In fiscal year 2013, under the Barack Obama administration, the HHS Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) had as many as 25,000 unaccompanied children in its care across 80 shelters, according to a July 2014 article in Mother Jones.
The revelation that illegal alien children were being kept in cages came to light in 2014 when Breitbart Texas’ Brandon Darby broke the story. On Sunday, Darby tweeted out a thread of 39 photos that he reported on in 2014 that showed the conditions that the children were subjected……
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