Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, says border security can be done in many different ways, but President Trump has “chosen the cruelest way to do it.” Hirono, the only immigrant currently serving in the Senate, talks with Lisa Desjardins about what…
By Michael Balsamo, Will Weissert, Gene Johnson, Associated Press
States, including New York and California, sued the Trump administration Tuesday to force it to reunite the thousands of immigrant children and parents it separated at the border, as pressure mounted to reconnect families more quickly.
By Nick Schifrin
For many of the immigrant families now separated in the U.S. by Trump administration policy, their stories began with terror and persecution in their home countries. In Mexico City, Nick Schifrin meets two Central American families making the arduous journey…
By Scott Sonner, John L. Mone, Associated Press
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.
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