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By Amna Nawaz, Adam Raney, Lena I. Jackson, Tommy Walters
Justice Department leaders under President Donald Trump knew their 2018 "zero tolerance" border policy would result in family separations but pressed on with prosecutions even as other agencies became overwhelmed with migrants, a government watchdog report released Thursday has found.
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
U.S. border authorities are allegedly violating an agreement by sending minors into Mexico even if they come from other Central American countries. A new report finds that at least 200 children have been sent to Mexico over the past eight…
President Donald Trump is defending his administration’s separation of immigrant children who remain away from their families following detentions along the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Associated Press
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…
By Amy Taxin, Associated Press
The judge issued a tentative ruling indicating she will likely block the Trump rules from taking effect.
The numbers of immigrant children being detained by U.S. authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border have dropped in recent months. Still, medical professionals continue to articulate concerns about the harmful effects that any detention can have on both the short- and…
Medical professionals and children’s welfare advocates have warned of health risks from detaining migrant children and separating them from family members. Now, a government agency has delivered a comprehensive report on the issue. Lisa Desjardins talks to Ann Maxwell, assistant…
In our Wednesday news wrap, Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte unveiled a governing coalition that shuts out the far-right League party. Conte met with the Italian president to present his new cabinet, which unites his populist Five Star Movement with the…
By Laura Santhanam
For young children who do not have a sense of time, staying in detention facilities feels like it will last forever.
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