Many of these problems were brought upon themselves. President Obama tried giving them a court date so they could continue on their own as a family while awaiting a hearing. Unfortunately far too many if them did not respect our laws and show up for the hearing. Their behavior left little choice but to contain them. The mixing of a variety of genders and ages in containment was not in their best interest. Slowing the influx of illegal immigrants would help with managing them. Bipartisan support for a solution to a complex issue would also help.