PRESIDENT TRUMP'S CORRECTIVE ORDER; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 109
(House of Representatives - June 28, 2018)

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                   PRESIDENT TRUMP'S CORRECTIVE ORDER

  (Ms. NORTON asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 
minute and to revise and extend her remarks.)
  Ms. NORTON. Mr. Speaker, Donald Trump's ``corrective'' order no 
longer separating children from parents takes families out of the fire 
of separation and throws them into the inferno of unlimited detention 
on military bases. Thus Trump's zero tolerance policy stands, costing 
the government untold millions required to be spent for meals, air 
conditioning, libraries, private showers, medical, dental, and mental 
health.
  There are no good options when families enter the country seeking 
asylum, but herding them together in internment camps is the worst of 
those available.
  That is why past administrations have released the detainees with 
ankle bracelets and frequent contacts, with the overwhelming majority 
of detainees reporting back. The courts are likely to order a similar 
remedy.
  It is time for the administration to look at practices that have 
worked instead of inventing inhumane ones that don't.

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