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…
Nineteen states sued on Monday over the Trump administration's effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention.
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
Under new rules laid out Wednesday, immigration officials plan to begin holding children longer than the 20 days required by the Flores Settlement Agreement.
By Gretchen Frazee
The crackdown began just before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist-led government on Aug. 5 stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its semi-autonomy and its statehood, creating two federal territories.
By Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press
Attorney General William Barr's ruling, which will take effect in 90 days, acts on President Donald Trump’s frequent calls to end what he calls the “catch and release” policy, officially known as “release on recognizance,” which allows eligible immigrants to…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Mrs. Trump, an immigrant and a mother herself, wanted to find out more about how her husband’s strict immigration policy was playing out on the ground. Two tours of migrant detention centers in a week gave her a sometimes grim…
By Saher Khan
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with political coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
By Laura Santhanam
After reviewing the recent use of history of torture in the United States, the United Nations Committee Against Torture expressed concern that the United States has not gone far enough in the “absolute prohibition of torture and ill-treatment” of detainees,"…
Many migrants from Central American countries report being mugged, raped or threatened with other violence as they try to make their way to the United States, according to a survey recently released by Doctors Without Borders.
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