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The Trump Administration’s immigration policy regarding the separation of families at the border has horrified Americans. Numerous reports have also been published to argue that the detention centers are mismanaged with allegations of potential human rights abuses taking place. The issues surrounding the detention centers are similar to another scandal Americans have already seen: the human rights abuses that took place in Iraq at the Abu Ghraib Prison. At the core of this issue is likely an administrative failure following the ill-fated policy that many say is immoral and unjust.


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  • Alternative title
    • Extended Commentary: Administrative Failures

  • Journal title
    • International Social Science Review

  • Volume
    • 95

  • Issue
    • 2

  • Date submitted

    19 July 2022

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    • Acknowledgements:

      Allison G.S. Knox is an emergency management educator, teaching at Eastern Kentucky University, American Military University, and American Public University.