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AOC Is Right: We Need Accountability for the Family Separation Crisis

The freshman lawmaker’s call for a ‘9/11-style commission’ to investigate family separation gives the atrocity the moral weight it deserves

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at an immigration town hall on July 20, 2019. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

TThe family separation crisis has been going on in the United States for over a year now. Children have been…




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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.

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