O’Malley: Turning Away Immigrant Children ‘Sends Them Back to Certain Death’
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration is working to find temporary shelter in Maryland to help immigrant children who have been crossing the border from Central America without due process.
The Maryland Department of Human Services issued a statement of need on Monday to locate licensed providers who could care for unaccompanied children. It will be published on July 25 in the Maryland Register. That’s an official state government publication that is issued every two weeks to temporarily supplement the state’s code of regulations.
O’Malley, a Democrat who is considering running for president in 2016, was outspoken about the issue at the National Governors Association meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.
O’Malley told reporters there Friday: “We are not a country that should turn children away and send them back to certain death.”
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