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A Getty photographer tells the story behind a heartbreaking photo he took of a migrant girl sobbing while agents questioned her mom at the border

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Getty photographer and Pulitzer Prize winner John Moore shared what it's like to take pictures of detained immigrant families at the border.
He has covered the US-Mexico border for a decade, and taken many iconic photos of the scene there over the years.
"As a father myself, it was very difficult for me to see these families detained, knowing that they would soon be split up," Moore said.
Getty photographer and Pulitzer Prize winner John Moore has taken some of the most iconic photos to emerge from the US-Mexico border, including one of an asylum-seeking young girl...
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One horrifying tactic of border agents telling migrant parents they're taking their kids to get baths illustrates how Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy is being carried out

One horrifying tactic of border agents telling migrant parents they're taking their kids to get baths illustrates how Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy is being carried out

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Agents at the US-Mexico border have reportedly separated children from their parents by telling them they must be bathed, only for them to never be reunited.
A Houston nonprofit director told Texas Monthly that threats and lies are among the variety of tactics agents are using to enforce President Donald Trump's " zero-tolerance " policy that separates families at the border.
After families are separated, she said, parents aren't given any information as to where their children are being held, and in some cases are deported without them.
One of the tactics agents at...
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A photographer shares the heartbreaking story behind that viral photo of a 2-year-old crying at the border

A photographer shares the heartbreaking story behind that viral photo of a 2-year-old crying at the border

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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A photograph of a 2-year-old crying at a US border facility has gone viral.
Photographer John Moore was following US Border Agents for a day when he came across the crying 2-year-old.
The mother was told to set the child down in order to be searched.
A photographer has shared the story behind a moving image of a crying two-year-old at a US border facility amid fierce criticism of America's zero-tolerance immigration policy.
Under the new "zero tolerance policy" any adults who have been referred to Homeland Security for illegal entry into the US, now have their...
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'Seriously, f-- you': John Legend attacks Paul Ryan over family separations at the US-Mexico border

'Seriously, f-- you': John Legend attacks Paul Ryan over family separations at the US-Mexico border

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

US border guards have been separating children from their parents at the border wth Mexico as part of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy.
Paul Ryan said he was uncomfortable with the policy, but has avoided criticizing the White House directly for it.
John Legend called Ryan out for celebrating Father's Day while, Legend said, not doing enough to stop family separations from happening.
John Legend has lashed out at US House Speaker Paul Ryan for celebrating Father's Day while doing little to stop a policy to separate children from their parents at the US-Mexico border.
In...
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