A few months after the Trump administration was forced to end the infamous “zero tolerance” policy that led to thousands of child migrants being separated from their parents, the Department of Homeland Security is considering a new policy that would…
In our news wrap Tuesday, a U.S.-led military strike in Somalia killed at least 60 members of al-Shabab, a militant organization seeking to establish an extremist Islamic state in the country. Also, in Afghanistan, officials say dozens of police officers…
By Amna Nawaz, Joshua Barajas
More than 60 migrant children remain in U.S. custody after being separated from their parents under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, according to the latest update from the government.
By Joshua Barajas, Amna Nawaz
A government watchdog report made public confirms what many media outlets, immigration lawyers and advocates have said for months after the Trump administration rolled out its "zero tolerance" policy earlier this spring: Officials were not prepared.
By Gisela Salomon, Claudia Torrens, Associated Press
The Trump administration has imposed more stringent rules and vetting on immigrants in the U.S. trying to take custody of children who crossed the border on their own.
By Joshua Barajas
Judge Dana Sabraw said this case is on track to come "to some meaningful closure in the not-to-distant future.” But the ACLU warned there were “communication breakdowns” with some of the remaining reunifications.
By Yamiche Alcindor
On Friday, U.S. officials flew Marianita back to Honduras, where her family welcomed her home.
Amid the ongoing reunification effort for these migrant families was Thursday's news of the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to change the longstanding Flores agreement, which requires the government to hold immigrant children in the "least restrictive setting" and generally…
The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday it would terminate the agreement, which requires the government to release immigrant children generally after 20 days in detention.
"I'd want to know what person is behind the number," a federal judge said Friday, saying that there's a need to make sure there's real clarity and precision in keeping track of every parent that's no longer in the U.S.
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