Activists Spread Shocking Photo Of Immigrant Child In Cage. There's Just One Problem. https://t.co/cOm7eTjevn— Joseph Curl (@josephcurl) June 17, 2018
Like the viral image of immigrants from the Obama-era falsely attributed to the Trump administration, a photo of a child immigrant locked in a cage spread around by immigration activists has turned out to be yet more fake news.
...It turns out that (it) was right to worry about conservatives calling it "fake" because fake is exactly what it is. The image was taken as a protest stunt by a pro-immigrant group.
FLASHBACK 2014: Waves of immigrant minors present crisis for Obama, Congress https://t.co/HvcfO84Yyo— Laura Ingraham (@IngrahamAngle) June 18, 2018
Democratic Rep. Admits The Child Migrant Crisis ‘Was Kept Very Quiet Under The Obama Administration’ https://t.co/VSiVfnLXwt— Nick Short 🇺🇸 (@PoliticalShort) June 16, 2018
—>Obama Administration Kept Illegal Mexican Kids In Detention Camps As “Experiment” https://t.co/v3dqEn3gQr— Jeff Dunetz (@yidwithlid) June 17, 2018
Where were liberals when a president (Obama) was handing migrant kids over to human traffickers? I want to hear NOTHING from these hypocrites. https://t.co/biZ2spH05a— Warner Todd Huston (@warnerthuston) June 17, 2018
Why wasn't this an issue when Obama was president? In Fiscal Year 2016, approx 21,000 US Children were placed in foster care b/c of parent incarceration . Media outcry then? Nonehttps://t.co/GkC7XkHJxt— JTB (@TSentenil) June 16, 2018
(Been going on for a long time.) Government removal of children from their parents didn’t start with Trump https://t.co/RcjLau6y7y— Warner Todd Huston (@warnerthuston) June 17, 2018
Bush Era Law Sparked Border Surge of Minors https://t.co/rBGtR1hF6i— Laura Ingraham (@IngrahamAngle) June 18, 2018
“‘When we exempt people from the law that creates a trend, and that is what we are seeing here,’ Padilla said, referring to a 36% increase in families and unaccompanied minors crossing the border illegally this year in the Rio Grande Valley.” https://t.co/1ZCa7CqEd7— Joel B. Pollak (@joelpollak) June 17, 2018
"Every policy we have mandates that kids be kept in the least restrictive situation possible," a chief border patrol agent said, also noting that the way border authorities deal with minors is often exaggerated by the media. pic.twitter.com/HmR3wocZ3W— POLITICO (@politico) June 18, 2018