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Migrant Children: President Trump Caves in to Social Uproar, signs order to 'keep families together' | Fab-book

After several days of harsh and widespread criticisms, President Trump  has signed an executive order promising to "keep families together" amid fury over separation of migrant families.

In the past days, the internet has been flooded with pictures of children seized from their migrant parents sparking outrage and indignation from social media users. Critics insisted that Mr Trump unilaterally created the situation that produced the heart-rending accounts of children separated from their parents, and he could unilaterally fix it. Trump's administration all the while insisted that they were simply following the law as written and their "zero tolerance" policy for illegal border crossings meant they "have to take the children away", in the president's words

The president of the United States claimed he had had a change of heart after seeing the photos of the children separated from their migrant parents who are jailed and prosecuted for illegal border crossing

According to The BBC, the Republican president had earlier urged lawmakers to pass a bill ending family separations.

Although he still insists that immigrant laws should be toughened up.

The Republican president had earlier urged lawmakers to pass a bill ending family separations.
"I did not like the sight of families being separated," he said, but added the administration would continue its "zero tolerance policy".
The president went on to say that his wife, Melania, and daughter, Ivanka, who reportedly have been applying pressure on him to drop the policy in recent days, "feel strongly" about ending the practice of separating migrant families.
"I think anybody with a heart would feel very strongly about it," he said. "We don't like to see families separated."

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