Department Of Homeland Security Error Made The Names Of Detained Minors Available To Public

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A “lapse in policy” led the Department Of Homeland Security to accidentally release information about children held in immigration custody, the Los Angeles Times reports.

While it’s normal for DHS to catalog undocumented minors, the names of the children were mistakenly included in a public database that allowed people to track the custody of suspected criminal immigrants. The ages of the minors ranged from teenagers to children as young as 3 years old, putting these vulnerable minors at “risk of human trafficking and other crimes,” Bryan Johnson, an immigration attorney from Long Island, told the Los Angeles Times.

In an attempt to minimize the potential public relations disaster, acting Homeland Security press secretary Gillian M. Christensen released a statement claiming that the Department’s policy “is and remains to protect the information of minors in our custody.” Christensen added that the release of the information was due to a mistake in the search filters.

This latest blunder comes only a few days after NBC reported that the Department of Homeland Security and the Immigration and Customs and Enforcement are both understaffed and overworked. As a result, the department employees often lack the proper training and are often overburdened with caseloads. Factors like these could lead to vulnerabilities in the departments, making them prone to accidents like releasing the names of undocumented minors to the public despite their policy not to.

[H/T] Los Angeles Times: Babies and children are listed in Homeland Security’s immigrant database of alleged criminals

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Trump Said The Presidency Is Harder Than He Expected So People Joined Vicente Fox In Inviting Him To Quit


Trump Said The Presidency Is Harder Than He Expected So People Joined Vicente Fox In Inviting Him To Quit

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President Trump just let everyone know what he thinks about his new job: it’s hard. In a recent interview with Reuters, Trump admitted he thought being president would be easier than being a real estate developer. No. This is not a joke. Once the story was published, people began suggesting that Trump give early retirement a consideration.

President Trump has admitted that he was not aware of how tough it is to be president.

“I loved my previous life. I had so many things going,” Trump told Reuters. “This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier.”

Of course, former Mexican president, and long-time Trump critic, Vicente Fox responded to the news.

That’s the sound of America screaming.

This was the overall response to Fox’s tweet.

People are letting Trump know that they won’t be upset if he quits. In fact, they are encouraging his early exit.

Legit, people are letting Trump know that there are no hard feelings if he wants to retire early.

Though, tbh, some people didn’t even know that he was working to begin with.

People are offering to help him out…

And some are trying to bribe him with his very own parade.

They’ve even promised him a huge turn out to sweeten the deal.



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