Thousands of Migrant Children Are Being Separated From Their Families at the Border. Here’s How to Help Them

From TIME authored by Alix Langone:

“Nearly 2,000 migrant children have been separated from their parents at the border as part of the Trump administration’s controversial “zero-tolerance” policy on border crossings — and many people are still looking for ways to help the families, even as the White House acted to adjust that policy on Wednesday.

President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday reversing his stance on family separation in response to the growing outrage over the thousands of migrant children being split from their parents while trying to cross the border.

Although the executive order says a zero-tolerance policy will still be enforced — meaning that anyone caught crossing the border is still subject to criminal proceedings — the order says families will be kept intact.

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