Recent studies by our own government have shown clearly that the vast majority of Latin American immigration is driven by hunger.
The Global Anthropogenic Disruption of Atmospheric and Geophysical systems is causing extremes of draught and deluge. Such extremes, coupled with the clear felling and burning of tens of millions of hectares of forests per annum, cause aridification and then desertification of all lands.
People starve to death in this scenario, which is the present reality. These refugees have nothing to lose, because they have already lost everything.
They will continue to pour in from the south because there is not, nor has there been intelligent governance of the global ecology.
Project Earth forecast all of this over forty years ago in great detail. No one can say we were not warned.
Now we have to be humbled by the reality we ourselves have created. We must show compassion to our fellow human beings because all of us will be put upon by the Atmospheric and Geophysical chaos now unfolding.
Separating children from their families is just another symptom of the criminal, homicidal madness, which infests our current governance. The fact that this is even a question is just madness!