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.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Trump said if the situation in Mexico were "incontrollable," he would close the border for a "period of time."…
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.
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 Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons called on President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday to withdraw its nominee for a key State Department position over his "lack of empathy" for immigrants.
By Gene Johnson, Manuel Valdes, Associated Press
As Blanca Orantes-Lopez sits in a federal prison south of Seattle, her son is in custody at a children's home across the country in upstate New York. She has no idea when she might see him again.
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