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Nation May 0216-year-old migrant boy dies in government custody in Texas
Guatemalan officials said the boy had a severe infection in his brain and had emergency surgery, but never stabilized and died Tuesday.
Politics May 01White House wants $4.5 billion in emergency border funding
A summary of the request obtained by the AP says the White House wants $3.3 billion for humanitarian aid to increase shelter capacity for unaccompanied migrant children and the feeding and care of families.
Politics Apr 25Trump blocks immigration adviser Stephen Miller from testifying to Congress
The Democratic heads of the House Judiciary, Oversight and Homeland Security Committees sent a letter to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Thursday saying they were investigating the shakeup and asked for all internal communications related to the departure…
Politics Apr 10Trump says only one person is in charge of immigration: Him
Asked by reporters whether he had considered tapping his influential aide, Stephen Miller, to lead the Department of Homeland Security given Miller's focus on the issue, President Donald Trump was ready with praise — but not a promotion.
Politics Apr 09Trump claims more migrants are coming without family separation practice
But President Donald Trump says he's not looking to reinstate the much-criticized practice of separating migrant families at the border with Mexico.
Politics Apr 09Inside 12 days of turmoil that shook Homeland Security
A turbulent 12-day stretch led to the eventual resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
Politics Apr 08AP sources: Secret Service director to leave Trump administration
According to two administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the departure of U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph “Tex” Alles stems from a personality conflict within the agency.
Politics Apr 07Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has resigned
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid the administration’s growing frustration and bitterness over the number of Central American families crossing the southern border, two people familiar with the decision said.
Politics Apr 06Trump struggles with a growing problem on the border
Trump, who campaigned on a promise to secure the border, has thrown virtually every option his aides have been able to think of at the problem, to little avail.
Politics Apr 05Trump sidelines ICE nominee for a ‘tougher direction’ on immigration
Longtime border official Ron Vitiello appeared to be cruising toward confirmation to lead the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. But on Friday, President Trump confirmed he had pulled the nomination, even as he called Vitiello a "good man."…