Updated: Apr 13
Click here to listen to this clip from Sojourner Truth Radio with Margaret Prescod with guest Peter Schey titled Peter Schey on Deportations Of Migrant Children Amid COVID-19
Aired May 21, 2020
Using COVID-19 as an excuse, the Trump administration has been deporting migrant children without notifying their family members. At the same time, it is trying to do an end run around the Flores Agreement. The agreement protects migrant children by limiting the number of days they can be held in detention. It stops them from being held indefinitely. Our guest is Peter Schey, the executive director of the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law.
“It violates United Nations protocol relating to the status of refugees, which the United States is a party to.”
- Peter Schey, Sojourner Truth Radio, May 21, 2020