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By Colleen Long, Associated Press
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a statement that the armed conflict and extraordinary conditions support the need for continuing the designation. But the administration will not take on new applicants, she said.
Two weeks ago, 3-year-old Sofi and her grandmother were making the journey through Mexico to seek asylum in the U.S. Although they entered legally and with guardianship documents, they were separated two days after entering, and two days after President…
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
The debate over the agency's future follows the widespread outcry in recent weeks after the Trump administration separated more than 2,000 migrant children from their parents.
By Will Weissert, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
It is not clear how many asylum-seekers are still entering the country, how many are being detained as families, and how many are being released.
A fact sheet on "zero-tolerance prosecution and family reunification" released Saturday night by the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies also says a parent must request that their child be deported with them.
By Vivekae Kim
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.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has drafted an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct her department to keep families together after they are detained crossing the border illegally.
By Lisa Mascaro, Alan Fram, Associated Press
House GOP leaders are holding a news conference at 10 a.m. ET as outrage builds over family separations at the southern border. Watch it live.
By Jean Guerrero, KPBS
More than 300 Central Americans have arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, in recent days, and plan on Sunday to ask for asylum at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. But President Trump has tweeted that Homeland Security is instructed to turn…
By Frank Bajak, Associated Press
The use of such cellphone-site simulators by foreign powers has long been a concern, but American intelligence and law enforcement agencies — which use such eavesdropping equipment themselves — have been silent on the issue until now.
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