Extreme leftists may claim moral superiority and misuse the issue of separation of child from parent as happened at our border, the
science and research about attachment is irrefutable. As other comments on this subject describe, attachment is an instinct that is activated whenever fear strikes any human being.
While it is a core part of every man, woman, & child, it should not dictate that it is the only factor regarding immigration policy. Instead, it must stand alongside the realities of our limited resources and, tragically, our need to screen out danger in any form. The policymakers must wrestle together with this dilemma instead of characterizing each other as either heartless or naive.
What would be ideal and what is possible must both be respected.

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