The Trump administration’s policies around immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border have stirred major controversy for more than a year. Now a new book, “Border Wars,” examines how the administration implemented its “zero tolerance” policy and looked for other ways to…
In our Friday news wrap, House Democrats voted to end the national emergency declaration that allows money to be diverted from the military to fund construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Senate already approved the measure, but…
Dozens of families are now preparing to sue the federal government, including several who say their young children were sexually, physically or emotionally abused in federally funded foster care.
By Garance Burke, Juliet Linderman, Martha Mendoza, Associated Press
A three-judge panel for the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco dismissed a challenge to a lower court decision that authorities had failed to provide safe and sanitary conditions for the children under the 1997 settlement.
By Associated Press
By Cedar Attanasio, Garance Burke, Martha Mendoza, Associated Press
Lawyers warn that kids are taking care of kids, and there's inadequate food, water and sanitation for the 250 infants, children and teens at the Border Patrol station.
By Gretchen Frazee
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan is scheduled to appear before senators a day after reports surfaced of another migrant child dying while in U.S. custody.
The U.S. is reportedly experiencing illegal immigration at the highest rates since 2007, with significant increases in the number of unaccompanied minors. It is these child migrants who are the subject of Valeria Luiselli’s book “Lost Children Archive.” Luiselli talks…
By PBS NewsHour
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…
By Colleen Long, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The death of the Guatemalan girl is the latest demonstration of the desperation of a growing number of Central American families and children showing up at the U.S.-Mexico border, often hoping to claim asylum, and it raises new questions about…
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