White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump acknowledged Thursday that the Trump administration’s practice of separating migrant families at the border was a “low point.”
The president’s elder daughter told Axios that the separation issue is something she feels “very strongly about” and is “vehemently against.”
“I think immigration is incredibly complex as a topic, illegal immigration is incredibly complicated,” Trump said.
“But we are a country of laws,” she added. “We have to be very careful about incentivizing behavior that puts children at risk of being trafficked, at risk of entering this country with coyotes or making an incredibly dangerous journey alone.”
“These are not easy issues, these are incredibly difficult issues and like the rest of the country, I experience them in a very emotional way,” she said.
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