Melania’s Immigration Lawyer Blasts Trump For Cruel Immigration Policy On Fox & Friends (VIDEO)

The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy that has separated more than 2,000 immigrant children from their families in just over six weeks’ time isn’t going down well. Donald Trump started off his morning on Twitter by unleashing lie after lie after lie about his own policy. Trump has previously blamed former president Barack Obama, Democrats, MS-13 while refusing to acknowledge that it is his policy. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the policy in April. Trump says we need to ‘change the laws’ even though it’s not a law. It’s a policy. Trump’s policy.

Well, Melania Trump‘s immigration lawyer knows that this appalling policy belongs to the so-called president*.

During a focus group on Fox & Friends, Michael Wildes, who helped Melania Trump and her parents to get immigration status in the U.S., tore into the separation of migrant children from their parents at the southern border in a scathing monologue.

“Children are separated because this president has decided that he is going to hold the letter of the law. He is going to put people first into the federal criminal system,” Wildes said. “When a parent is introduced to the federal criminal system, by certain consent decrees, children have to be placed in the Health and Human Services division and they’re quarantined until parents come out. If they’re given ‘credible fear’ interview for asylum, if they’ve reentered the United States after being deported, there are different kinds of dispositions.”

“When we’re dealing with this challenge, we should not be quarantining children from parents,” Wildes continued. “The inhumanity that we see is reminiscent of detention centers in Nazi Germany, of slave trade.”

“We can do better when we try to figure out this problem,” he continued. “Let’s not forget this problem needs to be fixed because the greatest risk-takers and greatest entrepreneurs historically have been immigrants this country.”

You can watch the entire segment below:

 

On Sunday, Melania Trump expressed disapproval of her husband’s administration’s policy and said that this country should govern “with heart.”

“Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform. She believes we need to be a country that follows all laws, but also a country that governs with heart,” Stephanie Grisham, Melania Trump’s communications director, said in a statement.

Each time that Donald Trump tries to shift the blame for his own appalling actions, someone needs to show him a mirror. He’s good at deflection, though. It would take a whole second for Trump to reverse this awful policy but, instead, he’s holding children hostage in exchange for his ego-wall.

You can watch the video here.


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