By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
On this edition for Saturday, Dec. 29, the partial government shutdown enters its second weekend, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen continues her tour of facilities along the border after the deaths of two young children in U.S. custody, and the…
By PBS NewsHour
After a second immigrant child died in U.S. custody, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced that Coast Guard medical personnel would be deployed to screen people crossing the Mexico border. Yamiche Alcindor speaks with Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American…
Hundreds of migrant children could be released from government custody as the Trump administration relaxes requirements for the adults sponsoring them. The shift was followed by an Associated Press report that some shelters house more than 1,000 children. Michelle Brane…
On this edition for Sunday, Dec. 16, a partial government shutdown hangs over a border wall dispute in Congress, and a look at life inside ISIS from a reporter on the front lines. Also, Marshall Islands residents are leaving the…
In our news wrap Friday, federal prosecutors are reportedly in the early stages of investigating potentially illegal contributions to Trump’s inaugural committee, while Michael Cohen spoke out for the first time since being sentenced. Also, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…
Attention is being refocused on the U.S. border after news that a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. detention, within hours of being picked up after crossing illegally with her father. Amna Nawaz also briefs William Brangham on the growing…
By P. J. Tobia
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/app/uploads/2015/06/Last-years-child-migrant-crisis-is-this-years-immigration-court-backlog.mp3 This time last year, we reported on the surge of unaccompanied children arriving in the U.S. from Central America. We took a close look at why the kids are coming and what happens to them once they…
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