Why the Trump administration bears the blame for separating children from their families at the border

President Trump seems to recognize that news reports about children being separated from their parents at the border don’t reflect well on his administration. He has called the separations “horrible” on Twitter and, as recently… Read More

Trump cites as a negotiating tool his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents

President Trump has calculated that he will gain political leverage in congressional negotiations by continuing to enforce a policy he claims to hate — separating immigrant parents from their young children at the southern border,… Read More

White House says Trump backs GOP immigration bills, despite comments opposing them. One official says Trump misunderstood Fox News’ question.

The White House said Friday that President Trump supports House legislation that closely tracks his priorities on border security and limiting legal immigration, walking back comments he made on national television rejecting the GOP bill…. Read More

Immigrant arrested while delivering pasta to military base will get to stay in U.S. — for now

A federal judge has given a last-minute reprieve to a New York restaurant worker who was fast-tracked for deportation this month after he showed up at an Army base with a delivery of pasta and the wrong type of ID…. Read More

Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ at the border is causing child shelters to fill up fast

The number of migrant children held in U.S. government custody without their parents has surged 21 percent in the past month, according to the latest figures, an increase driven by the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” crackdown… Read More

Betsy DeVos Stirs Uproar By Saying Schools Can Call ICE On Undocumented Kids

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos provoked an outcry Tuesday when she said schools can choose to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on potentially undocumented students. “I think that’s a school decision, it’s a local community decision,”… Read More