Politicians, celebrities, public figures sound off on zero tolerance immigration policy

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HOUSTON – The issue of immigrant children being separated from their families when crossing the border is a hot topic of discussion on social media.

Celebrities, politicians and other public figures have expressed their opinions on the issue, and have shared the latest photos and videos of the government’s facilities to house those children.

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Inside the Brownsville facility
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Celebrities speak out against zero-tolerance immigration policy

Oprah Winfrey:


Former first lady Laura Bush:

Jimmy Kimmel:

Jim Carrey:

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner:

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo:

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: 

State Rep. Gene Wu, D-Texas:

U.S. Rep. Beto O’ Rourke-Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate:

U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas:

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas: