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ICE has not stated publicly whether the arrests of teens under Operation Border Guardian will continue, but there is anecdotal evidence suggesting the operation has caused considerable damage in the communities of those placed into detention, noticeable by teachers and students alike.
In July, Bresha Meadows, then 14, had been arrested for allegedly shooting her father with his own gun as he slept—the same gun he had often brandished, she said, to keep his own family in line.
"I've never even heard the term," Trump replied when Bill O'Reilly asked about "detention centers." Trump's book, however, used the term "immigrant detention facilities."