While hundreds of protesters rallied outside, Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the Trump administration's immigration policies Monday in a speech, calling on Congress to act and asserting that many children were brought to the border by violent gang members.
Under the proposed change, if family members receive government services — even if those family members are citizens — it would ding the applicants’ chances of approval for permanent residency.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, setting off a fierce debate about whether politics should play a role in how administration officials are treated in public.
By Hope Yen, Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The president's comments capped a dizzying week of questionable claims, non-sequiturs and outright misstatements amid fallout over his treatment of refugees crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Here's a closer look at Trump's statements.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, June 24, the Trump administration says it has a plan to reunite separated immigrant families, and violence in Nicaragua as citizens demand the president's resignation. Later, Tony Hawk reflects on a half-century of skateboarding. Hari…
By PBS NewsHour
As thousands of children were separated from their parents at the Mexican border, President Trump and his supporters doubled down, advancing his Republican approval rating to the highest in history. Many in his base came together to either deny the…
By Will Weissert, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
It is not clear how many asylum-seekers are still entering the country, how many are being detained as families, and how many are being released.
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.
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