Immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new ‘zero tolerance’ policy by the Trump administration, are being housed in tents next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas. Photo: Reuters

Why Donald Trump wants to separate immigrant children from their parents

Trump has defended his administration's border-protection policies in the face of rising national outrage

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Immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new ‘zero tolerance’ policy by the Trump administration, are being housed in tents next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas. Photo: Reuters
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