The United States decides to allow the detention of immigrant children for an indefinite period. The administration of US President Donald Trump has decided to end Florent Stilmint on a settlement that sets the legal length of detention for children of illegal immigrants in 20 days.
The administration of US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday:
It had decided to remove strict legal rules governing the detention of immigrant children as part of its border campaign against illegal immigrants.
The Department of Homeland Security said:
It would end the 1997 “legally binding” Florent Settlement agreement on a settlement. Which states that the government cannot detain migrant children for more than 20 days.
When will the new policy take effect?
Under a new policy that will take effect within 60 days, the duration of detention of children or their families will be open.
What is the aim of the new policy?
The move aims to:
Thwart the hopes of immigrants to be released after being detained by US border authorities.
Disappeared among the American population.
Trump said in a statement:
In order to protect these children from abuse and stop this illegal flow, we must close these gaps. This is an urgent humanitarian imperative.
The US allows the detention of immigrant children:
What is the statement of the new policy?
This law provides that migrants have access to adequate health care and that migrant children are released within 20 days and placed in the custody of their parents or relatives.