Melania's jacket raises eyebrows on border visit, Trump comes to her rescue

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Wow. It's really come to this, huh?

The $39 jacket by Zara made its debut last season. Someone must have pulled her aside to talk some sense into her while she was on the plane, because she appeared to remove the tone-deaf garment by the time she landed.

First lady Melania Trump boards an Air Force plane before traveling to Texas to visit facilities that house and care for children taken from their parents at the U.S. -Mexico border. One user borrowed an image of the back of the Zara jacket to promote groups working on behalf of immigrant children. She called on Congress to work together on immigration legislation that would benefit the children. "I think we're going to see hundreds of cases where the children are permanently separated from their parents, becoming wards of the United States", he said in an interview with Global News.

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Despite Trump's order, it remained unclear how and when more than 2,300 children who have been separated from their parents in the past few weeks would be reunited with them, and where the families would be held while the parents face criminal charges. Trump's executive order did not resolve that issue, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said in a news conference.

Melania Trump went to Texas to show she cared about migrant children. Even when the policy of family separation ends, untold damage will have already been done.

People shared on Twitter how shocked they were at the jacket's message and said they wondered why Melania wore the jacket at all, given the temperature and humidity in both D.C. and Texas, as well as the jacket's insensitive message.

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"It's a jacket. There was no hidden message", said Melania Trump's publicist, insisting reporters instead focus on the First Lady's detention center visit. It's important to remember that this absolutely does not stop little kids being sent to detention centres for crossing the border - it just means they won't be sent to separate baby jails away from their parents.

Mrs. Trump had changed into a pale yellow jacket before arriving in McAllen and wore that during the more than hour-long visit to the center, but donned the green jacket once again as she returned to the White House.

But Trump's fashion has often played a leading role during her tenure as first lady.

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Meanwhile, mayors who gathered Thursday at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that Mr. Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making with the executive order to halt the separation minors from families that are detained crossing the USA border illegally. While she may not troll the media in the same way as her husband does, she knows how to dress to get a reaction.

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