Colleen’s Recent Stories
Nation Aug 27U.S. moves FEMA, Coast Guard money to fund border programs
The news comes as hurricane season is ramping up and Tropical Storm Dorian is barreling toward South Florida.
Nation Aug 21WATCH: Trump administration proposes longer detention of migrant families
The Department of Homeland Security is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention.
Nation Aug 12WATCH: Trump administration issues rules to deny green cards for immigrants on food stamps
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers will now weigh public assistance along with other factors such as education, household income and health to determine whether to grant legal status.
Nation Jul 23U.S. immigration operation targeting thousands nets 35 arrests
President Donald Trump billed the operation as a major show of force in an effort to "deport millions" of people in the country illegally as the number of Central American families crossing the southern border has skyrocketed.
Nation Jul 18WATCH: Homeland Security head McAleenan questioned over treatment of migrants
McAleenan's testimony comes one week after Democrats released a report that found 18 children under 2 years old were kept from their parents for up to six months.
Nation Jul 17ACLU seeks to block Trump asylum rule
Civil liberties groups are asking for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration's effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Nation Jul 16WATCH: Federal prosecutors won’t bring charges in Eric Garner case
The decision to end a yearslong civil rights investigation was made by Attorney General William Barr and was announced the day before the five-year anniversary of the deadly encounter, just as the statute of limitations was set to expire.
Nation Jul 16Justice Department won’t charge New York officer in Eric Garner’s death
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose dying words — "I can't breathe" — became a rallying…
Nation Jul 1562 border employees are under internal investigation for social media posts
"Messages posted on a private page that are discriminatory or harassing are not protected and violate standards of conduct," said Matthew Klein, assistant commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Office of Professional Responsibility.
Nation Jul 15Trump moves to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants
According to a new rule published in the Federal Register, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border.