After a week of furor over the Trump administration's controversial policy of separating immigrant children from parents, the new cover of TIME magazine cuts straight to the point: A small, crying girl being stared down by the leader of the free world.
In the stark photo illustration, the towering figure of Trump looms over a sobbing child, who is the subject of a now-iconic photograph taken recently by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer John Moore. The girl's mother was being frisked and body-searched (after which she was reportedly detained) when Moore took this picture.
According to Time, Moore had said,"This one was tough for me".
Central American asylum seekers wait for transport while being detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents near the U.S. -Mexico border on June 12 in McAllen. "All I wanted to do was pick her up".
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An upcoming Time magazine cover will be mash-up sure to spur passions in the nation's ongoing immigration debate. "I took only a few photographs and was nearly overcome with emotion myself".
But a vote on a "compromise" bill between the party's hard-right and moderate wings, which ends family separations but also includes Trump priorities like curtailing legal immigration and providing some protections to young immigrants, was pushed back to at least Friday - a clear sign it lacked the votes to pass.
"I could see the fear on their faces and in their eyes".
"We're going to have strong, very strong borders, but we're going to keep the families together", the President said. "They often leave with their children with their shirts on their backs".
In a recent six-week period there were almost 2,000 family separations following a crackdown on illegal border crossings. Then they were rushed in a van and taken away.