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HHS secretary says separating immigrant families is ‘one of the great acts of American generosity'

2 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

The same day the federal government missed a court-imposed deadline to reunite roughly 84 children under the age of 5 with their families - after being forcibly separated from them at the U.S.-Mexico border - Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar appeared on CNN to defend how his agency has handled the recent immigration crisis.
“We have nothing to hide about how we operate these facilities,” Azar told CNN's Wolf Blitzer Tuesday night, referring to the juvenile and “tender age” facilities in which many of the separated children are currently being detained, which HHS officials...
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HHS Secretary Says U.S. Shows 'Generosity And Charity' By Detaining Migrant Children

HHS Secretary Says U.S. Shows 'Generosity And Charity' By Detaining Migrant Children

2 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Of the thousands of children separated from their parents at the border, only a few dozen were meant to be reunited by the court-ordered deadline.
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