Central American women holding a hunger strike at the Berks County Family Detention Center in rural Pennsylvania implored President Barack Obama to "set aside [his] vacation for 10 minutes and look at how we're suffering locked up in here" on Wednesday, as they continued their second week of striking.
It never ends the misery. " Somewhere the hurting must stop", Terry Fox, Canadian, Athlete, Humanitarian, Cancer research activist.
This is cruel and unusual. Yet, as long as we have immigration laws, I don't believe we can just open the borders. So, it looks like we either have a speedy way to grant asylum, which these people have apparently been refused, or we deport them.
Like with civil rights, if we want a result the laws don't support, we have to change the laws.