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Del Mar supports U.S. Senate bill prohibiting family separation

Del Mar supports U.S. Senate bill prohibiting family separation

The Del Mar City Council is on the record in support of a U.S. Senate bill that would prohibit the separation of parents and children at the United States' southern border.

The council voted 4-1, with Councilman Terry Sinnott opposed, to support a resolution proposed by Mayor Dwight Worden and Councilwoman Ellie Haviland, at its meeting on Monday, July 16.

The resolution supports U.S. Senate Bill S. 3036, known as the "Keep Families Together Act," which would prohibit taking children away from parents who have crossed the border to request asylum in the United States. The only exception would be if officials believe the child is in danger of abuse or neglect, or...

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