Tulsi Gabbard on Keeping Families Together

Key Points

  • Tulsi strongly opposes taking children from their parents at the U.S. border, except in extraordinary circumstances such as trafficking, abuse, or neglect
  • Tulsi stated, “The Trump Administration’s use of children as pawns in the immigration debate is despicable and must end now.”

Legislation

  • H.R. 6135 Keep Families Together Act to:
  • Keep families together at the border
  • Limit criminal prosecution for asylum seekers
  • Increase child welfare training
  • Establish public policy training for family reunification
  • Add procedures for separated families
  • Add Congressional oversight

Tulsi’s Statements/Video

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