In our news wrap Tuesday, New York City declared a public health emergency over a growing measles outbreak. City officials have confirmed 285 cases of the disease in Brooklyn and Queens since September, mostly among members of the Orthodox Jewish…
But President Donald Trump says he's not looking to reinstate the much-criticized practice of separating migrant families at the border with Mexico.
By Colleen Long, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Border Patrol's processing and detention centers were designed and constructed to hold single, adult men. Today, those same centers are holding families and children.
By Amna Nawaz
Migrants seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border are a money-making enterprise for smugglers and powerful cartels. It's the subject of “Border Hustle”, an investigation and short documentary from The Texas Tribune and Time magazine. Reporter Jay Root joins Hari Sreenivasan…
By PBS NewsHour
Mental health experts have warned migrant children who were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border are at risk of developing the condition known as toxic stress.
Thousands of accusations of sexual abuse and harassment of migrant children in government-funded shelters were made over the past four years, including scores directed against adult staff members. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., released the Health and Human Services Department data…
By Joshua Barajas
A top Department of Health and Human Services official said Thursday he would never support a policy that separates families at the border.
In our news wrap Thursday, a House Oversight Panel is reviewing whether President Trump should be forced to disclose his tax returns. Meanwhile, the House Judiciary Committee approved a tentative subpoena for acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker after he said…
By Joshua Barajas
In the first of three planned congressional hearings, witnesses will testify before the House Energy and Commerce oversight subcommittee on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. EST about the 2,737 migrant children that have been currently identified as having been separated from…
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