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George & Amal Clooney Donate $100,000 to Help Children Separated From Families at Border

George & Amal Clooney Donate $100,000 to Help Children Separated From Families at Border

George and Amal Clooney have announced a donation of $100,000 to the help the migrant children who have been torn away from their parents at the border between Mexico and the United States.

“At some point in the future our children [one-year-old twins Ella and Alexander] will ask us: ‘Is it true, did our country really take babies from their parents and put them in detention centers?’ And when we answer yes, they’ll ask us what we did about it. What we said. Where we stood. We can’t change this administration’s policy but we can help defend the victims of it,” the couple told People in a statement. “Today, the Clooney Foundation for Justice will donate $100,000 to the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights.”

Maria Woltjen, the Young Center’s Executive Director, released a statement thanking the couple. “This Administration’s policy disregards international law and basic principles of human decency,” she said. “To treat children in such a cruel manner not only violates their legal rights but also their basic needs. We are doing everything we can to advocate on behalf of the thousands of children who are separated and alone, and we are grateful for the generous support of George and Amal Clooney and the Clooney Foundation for Justice — it could not be more vital at this time.”

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  • Curt Noydb

    So they are playing ot send the kids home to their families….????? Awesome

  • Sim

    So I guess when a American citzen breaks the law and their child gets separated from their parents and sent to children services they will be donating money help them too??.

    If I fly into America with a minor and have no papers do think authorizes will just take my word that the child is mine, no they separate me from the minor and I would have to go through the courts system, no difference because it’s the southern border.

    Parents or traffickers use children, if we detain illegals without children but allow the ones with minors to go free that incentivizes them keep using children, putting them more in harms way..most children are unaccompanied and placed in these centres until the authorizes figure out who they are.

    You can’t have any sensible polices because the left over take the airways and distort everything, they never cared that this policy has been around since 1997 .. Listen to Clinton 97′ State of Union speech or pictures from the Obama era centres filled with minor children sleeping on matts on the floor… Everything used to go after Trump.. That is all they care about.

  • Pitysaurus_rex

    It costs millions more to house the children separately from their parents. No one is saying let them go free, they are saying let them be with their parents. And when a mom is caught breastfeeding the kid when they are detained, you can bet that kid is hers and she didn’t steal it. What kind of idiot thinks any of this is a good idea? Internment camps for children? Cool. How do they identify them? The birth certificates they all have handy, or maybe the infants will be able to tell the guards who their parents are? Or it could be through the tattoos that I wouldn’t be surprised if they all got upon arrival, just like the holocaust. I hope you someday feel the pain of running for your life for weeks, only to have your child taken away and put in a cage once you’ve reached “safety.” They should scratch the words on the Statue of Liberty off, because they are nothing but lies. I am ashamed to be an American right now.

  • Tari

    At least two celebrities (Scarlett Johansson and J.K.Rowling) donate millions of dollars to charities, constantly, and we never hear about them as much as we hear about Clooneys’ donations.

  • estella midnight

    Disfigured ugly Amal Alamuddin is in a sham publicity arrangement marriage to GAY loser George Clooney, financed by her money laundering arms dealer family like uncle Ziad Takieddine. No Clooney twins exist nor was ugly Amal ever pregnant. Wore padding. The twins are the biological children of her sister Tala Alamuddin and 2nd husband Italian personal trainer Nico. PUBLIC DECEPTION AT ITS WORST.
    Key to this sham is Deep State profiting from her arms dealer uncle Ziad Takieddine. In 2007 alone, he funneled $50 million to Sarkozy’s lost French election campaign. In 2015, ugly Amal’s arms dealer family money laundered the Hillary Clinton campaign dinner at gay George Clooney’s LA home.
    His gay Cuban stylist Waldo Sanchez is his main partner for last 25 years. Clooney has never slept with ugly Amal Alamuddin nor can he stand her. Hence the overacting.
    As genuine as Michael Jackson, Elton John’s or Rock Hudson’s hetero marriages