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American girl: A story of immigration, fear and fortitude

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    This part of the article stood out to me the most. So our Government's official policy stance was to deport by proxy nearly 200 thousand American citizens along with their immigrant parents. Isn't...

    This part of the article stood out to me the most.

    In canceling TPS for Haitians, Hondurans, Nepalis, Sudanese, Nicaraguans and Salvadorans, the Trump administration forced families like Emily’s to confront the question that past administrations had avoided: What would happen to all these American kids when their parents were officially ordered to leave the country?

    The Department of Homeland Security had an answer. “We will coordinate with the Government of El Salvador to better understand what documents might be needed by U.S. citizen children to enroll in local schools, access local health services, or other social services,” a DHS spokeswoman wrote to me in June. In other words, the government expected nearly 193,000 American kids to leave the United States along with their parents. Simple as that.

    So our Government's official policy stance was to deport by proxy nearly 200 thousand American citizens along with their immigrant parents.

    Isn't there some kind of term for forcibly removing certain ethnic groups that your government does not want around?