21 Jun 2018

A picture is worth a thousand words

From The Panel, 4:55 pm on 21 June 2018

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order promising to end the separation of families at the border, after an outpouring of public outrage. Mr Trump reversed his own policy of "zero tolerance" amid international fury over the separation of undocumented parents and children.

A New York post writer though has posed his point of view, saying America must control its borders - but he says nothing can be heard when we're seeing pictures of crying babies.

We ask the panelists what they think of this opinion.

A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen, Texas.

A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen, Texas. Photo: AFP

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