Neither Secretary of State Mike Pompeo nor Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen are attending the meeting of foreign and interior ministers from the Group of Seven countries.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
Border agents have been told to explicitly target Spanish speakers and migrants from Latin America in carrying out a Trump administration program requiring asylum seekers wait in Mexico, according to memos obtained by The Associated Press.
Mental health experts have warned migrant children who were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border are at risk of developing the condition known as toxic stress.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told a House committee that the U.S. faces "a real, serious, and sustained crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The hearing was rescheduled from February when Nielsen said she was not available to testify.
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is resigning, months after an investigation found he misused government vehicles to travel to his home in North Carolina.
President Donald Trump says he is planning to deliver his State of the Union address next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's request that he delay.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, Dec. 29, the partial government shutdown enters its second weekend, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen continues her tour of facilities along the border after the deaths of two young children in U.S. custody, and the…
By Associated Press
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen went to an Arizona border city Saturday on the second day of a southwest tour following the recent death of another Guatemalan migrant child in U.S. government custody .
Felipe Gómez Alonzo’s death again raises questions about whether officials failed to notice vital signs of distress from a migrant child in government custody.
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