Some school districts are rethinking "zero tolerance" discipline policies, which lead to students being arrested for minor violations and disproportionately affect students of color. In 2014, a Philadelphia deputy police commissioner reversed a longstanding policy of automatic arrests, an approach…
By Megan Thompson, Melanie Saltzman
Protests and rallies focused around the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border are scheduled this weekend, while more than two dozen congressional Democrats planned to visit detention facilities in Texas.
By Associated Press
Two federal reports released this month blast the Department of Housing and Urban Development for failing to have procedures to adequately protect children in subsidized housing against lead paint exposure.
By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press
Bombarded with criticism condemning the family-separation situation as a national moment of shame, Trump came back firing.
By Jonathan Lemire, Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Alumni of the high school that DHS Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen attended have raised over $12,000 for immigrants in need of free and low-cost legal aid.
By Amy Taxin, Associated Press
Immigration authorities on Friday issued a notice that they may seek up to 15,000 beds to detain families.
While hundreds of migrant children have reportedly been reunited with their parents after being forcibly separated, the complicated and chaotic situation raises doubt and fear for many. John Yang talks with Wendy Young, president of Kids in Need of Defense,…
By Joshua Barajas
Community members in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, continue to protest the police shooting this week of an unarmed black teen whose fatal encounter with an officer Tuesday was captured on video by a bystander's cell phone.
By David Bauder, Associated Press
A crying Honduran girl depicted in a widely-seen photograph that became a symbol for many of President Donald Trump's immigration policies was not actually separated from her mother, U.S. government officials said on Friday.The photo spread widely as the discussion…
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