Democrats Blame Trump for Obama Photo of Children Locked in Detention at Border

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A photo of migrant children being detained by immigration enforcement, locked in a chain link cell, went viral as left-wing celebrities. media personalities, and politicians took to Twitter to rage against Trump. They deleted their tweets when they were confronted with the fact that the photo was taken in 2014, when Obama was president.

Democrats attacked President Donald Trump over the weekend for a photo of migrant children being detained by immigration enforcement — even though the photo was actually taken in 2014, druing President Barack Obama’s term.

Left-wing celebrities, media personalities, and politicians took to Twitter to rage against Trump’s supposedly inhumane policy of separating illegal alien children from their parents, citing an article in the Arizona Republic and published in azcentral.com.

They rushed to delete their tweets once confronted with the fact that the photo was taken in 2014, when Obama was president.

Others blamed Trump for the policy of separating illegal alien children from adults — though it predates the Trump administration:

The Arizona Republic article claimed, incorrectly, that the 2014 photo was the “first glimpse” of children in a holding facility for illegal aliens — ignoring the fact that Breitbart Texas editor Brandon Darby had already broken the story of unaccompanied minors being detained at the border.

One reason for the policy of separating children from adults appears to have been to deter human trafficking. Immigration officials who were unable to ascertain whether children were actually related to the adults with whom they were caught often placed the children under supervision or in temporary foster care.

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