President Donald Trump's executive order on family separation has created some confusion over what happens to children who have already been separated from their parents as well as to families that will now be detained together.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
A defense official says the Pentagon has agreed to provide housing on military bases for up to 20,000 migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Nomaan Merchant, Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press
The Department of Justice asked a federal judge to change the rules regarding the detention of immigrant families who enter the country illegally, seeking permission to detain them for longer than 20 days in an effort to keep children with…
By Nomaan Merchant, Colleen Long, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's reversal of a policy separating migrant families at the Mexico border sparked confusion over how the new guidelines will play out.
By Angie Wang, Dave Kolpack, Associated Press
When President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to end forced separations on his own, they shrugged. The end, they suggested, justified the means. And it was the fault of Congress rather than Trump.
President Trump relented on the widely condemned practice of splitting up undocumented families on Wednesday, reversing his decision with the stroke of a pen while seeming openly conflicted about the decision. Instead, his executive order would detain families together, as…
By Amna Nawaz, Frank Carlson
U.S. officials have maintained that potential asylum-seekers entering at legal border crossings will not be prosecuted and will be processed in turn. But the process isn't always that easy. In a cross-border report from Juarez and El Paso, Amna Nawaz…
For days, the public has seen images of shelters for the more than 2,300 migrant children who have been separated from their parents by the Trump administration. What do we know about the facilities and the conditions where toddlers and…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Rachel Wellford
President Trump left the immigration firestorm behind on Wednesday afternoon, traveling to Minnesota to meet a far friendlier crowd. Ahead of a primary campaign rally, Yamiche Alcindor talks with supporters and protesters, then joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the news…
By Erica R. Hendry
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that will stop the practice of separating children and parents detained at the U.S.-Mexico border while trying to enter the country illegally. Read it here.
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