Separating Families: A Routine Prison Practice In Washington State

The big fake news is that the Trump Administration policy of separating chidreln from their mothers (although it is believes a majority are human traffickers smuggling the children). Of course, fathers do not count. This has been widely condemned, including by the United Nations, and now condemned by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson,

There are approx. 100 illegal alien families separated by the Trump policy in federal detention in Washington State, There are also ten times as many American families separated by incarceration:

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson complain about 100 families separted by ICE, while they separate 1600 (assuming that fathers do not count):

See: Fact Card: Facts About Offenders in Confinement. Olympia, Wash,: Washington Department of Corrections, December 31, 2018.

Total offenders in confinement: 19457.
Male: 91.7% [17842]. >
Female: 8.3% [1615]. >