At the heart of Friday’s hearing was the question of whether this next wave of reunifications would occur in families’ home countries or in the U.S.
By Patty Gorena Morales
In the past six years, more than 200,000 unaccompanied migrant children have entered the U.S. and been placed into the “UAC” program. Both the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services administer the children’s placement…
By Joshua Barajas
Central American migrant children face intensified violence and poverty when they're deported back to their home countries, according to a new UNICEF report released today.
By Amna Nawaz, Frank Carlson, Joshua Barajas, Patty Gorena Morales
When a young girl named Sofi and her grandmother came legally to a U.S. immigration checkpoint, they tried to apply for asylum but were separated by U.S. officials. After 47 days, their story took a happier turn late Thursday in…
What she couldn’t have known was how difficult it would be to get Sofi back.
The woman — identified in court as Carmen — is a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed this week against the administration by the American Civil Liberties Union over efforts to prevent immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang…
What is the plan to reunite hundreds of parents, many already deported from the U.S., with their children who remain in custody of U.S. immigration officials? The Trump administration and the American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday submitted widely divergent…
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The Trump administration and the American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday revealed widely divergent plans on how to reunite hundreds of immigrant children with parents who have been deported since the families were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
A top health official told lawmakers Tuesday that the Trump administration was warned about instituting “any policy” resulting in family separations because of the effects such separations could have on the wellbeing of immigrant children.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. EDT today. Watch it here.
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