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Ex-WH Chief of Staff John Kelly Joins Board of U.S.’s Largest Jailer of Migrant Children

HeadlineMay 06, 2019

CBS News is reporting former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has joined the board of Caliburn International, the parent company of Comprehensive Health Services, which runs the nation’s largest detention center for unaccompanied migrant children. Before becoming chief of staff, Kelly led the Department of Homeland Security. Jess Morales Rocketto, chair of the immigrant rights coalition Families Belong Together, responded to the news, saying, “John Kelly and the family separation policy he enabled will go down in the history books as a stain on our nation’s moral character. … If a company sees John Kelly’s experience terrorizing thousands of children and putting babies in cages as a job qualification, it cannot be trusted to care for children.”

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