Claims of severe physical and psychological abuse of immigrant teenagers at a juvenile detention facility near Staunton, Virginia, has prompted Gov. Ralph Northam to launch an investigation, hours after they were reported by the Associated Press. John Yang talks with…
By Gretchen Frazee
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 Darlene Superville, Associated Press
First lady Melania Trump made an unannounced visit to a Texas facility Thursday to get a first-hand look at some of the migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally.
By Michael Biesecker, Jake Pearson, Garance Burke, Associated Press
Multiple detainees say guards at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center near Staunton, Virginia, stripped them of their clothes and strapped them to chairs with bags placed over their heads.
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…
n our news wrap Wednesday, the Trump administration urged a federal judge in Sacramento to block three California laws that protect undocumented immigrants. Also, on this World Refugee Day, Hungary intensified its immigration crackdown, as lawmakers amended the constitution to…
For migrants, many from Central America, the United States represents the opportunity for a better life, and sometimes the escape from mortal danger. Nick Schifrin revisits some NewsHour stories of those who made the difficult decision to risk the treacherous…
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