"Welcome to America", reads the headline on the bright red cover ― the newsmagazine's third in as many weeks to feature Trump.
A photo showing a young girl at the U.S. -Mexico border, crying as an officer searched her mother, has gone viral. However, the order did not specify any solution for the 2,300 children who are reportedly being detained or bounced around the country without the parents who crossed the border with them.
It was a dramatic turnaround after he falsely said that his administration had no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border because of federal law and a court decision.
Last week at the summit in Singapore with North Korea, Trump asked TIME reporter Brian Bennett, "Am I on the cover again this week?" That original picture was captured by Getty photographer John Moore.
Keeping families together does not change the administration's "zero-tolerance" policy.
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The powerful image on this week's cover depicts the U.S. president looking down at a sobbing two-year-old girl next to the caption "Welcome to America". That bright light you see on their faces coming from US Border Patrol.
The crying two-year-old girl is a cut-out from a now-iconic photograph by Getty photographer John Moore that went viral in the USA and became a symbol of the Trump administration's new "zero tolerance" border policy.
Varela said he was awestruck and pained when he first saw the photo of his crying daughter on TV.
" "Welcome to America" where print publications are losing so much revenue, they have to put photoshopped liberal propaganda on covers", wrote conservative commentator Britt McHenry. "But on the other, I don't take great exception to them doing an illustration", he said.
The Daily Beast reported Wednesday that the Honduran girl and her mother were not separated. "All I wanted to do was pick her up, but I couldn't".