On this edition for Saturday, Jan. 12, the partial government shutdown enters day 22, making it the longest on record. Also, the ongoing court battle that is leaving many transgender people serving in the U.S. military uncertain of their future.
By PBS NewsHour
With talks breaking down and no sign of compromise, the partial government shutdown became the longest in U.S. history on Saturday, at 22 days. President Trump continued to blame Democrats for a “massive humanitarian crisis” at the border and Democrats…
By PBS NewsHour
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has seen a sharp rise in the number of families seeking asylum at the southern border. Some walk in on their own and surrender to authorities, while others try to slip past without being noticed.
Trump said if the situation in Mexico were "incontrollable," he would close the border for a "period of time."…
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Trump’s executive order on Wednesday halts his policy of family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border, but 2,300 children have already been separated from their families since May. Lawyers who are working frantically to track down the children now say…
By Associated Press
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 Jonathan Lemire, Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Bombarded with criticism condemning the family-separation situation as a national moment of shame, Trump came back firing.
By Amy Taxin, Associated Press
Immigration authorities on Friday issued a notice that they may seek up to 15,000 beds to detain families.
By Nomaan Merchant, Colleen Long, Associated Press
Trump administration officials say they have no clear plan yet on how to reunite the thousands of children separated from their families at the border.
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