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The Trump administration had no reunification procedure to begin with. [Read More]
Some have called the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents who try to enter the U.S. unprecedented or un-American. However, there are multiple examples of U.S. authorities breaking up families for a variety of reasons. Kenneth Davis, author of the "Don't Know Much About" history book series, joins CBSN to discuss those events and how they resemble what's been happening at the U.S.-Mexico border. [Read More]
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Rev. Al Sharpton called the Trump administration's separation of migrant children from their families at the US southern border 'immoral," adding "leaving the damage done is not a solution." (June 21)        ... [Read More]
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Customs and Border Protection is announcing a new practice aimed at keeping families apprehended at the border together following President Donald Trump's executive order. But, the new practice, announced Thursday in a statement, does not address children who have been sent to shelters nationwide, were separated from their parents over the past two months and are likely in the custody of a different government agency. "For those children still in Border Patrol custody, we are reuniting them with parents or... [Read More]
A year after steep cuts to a key Affordable Care Act outreach program, the Trump administration has remained quiet on how much it will fund nonprofit and grassroots groups that help people sign up for health insurance.        ... [Read More]
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Getty Images This spring, the Trump administration enacted what may be its most controversial immigration policy yet. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now enforcing "zero-tolerance" regulations on those who enter the US without documentation. Under the new policy, any migrant who attempts to cross the border will be prosecuted, even if they are victims of domestic abuse or gang violence seeking asylum. The result is that, according to DHS figures, ICE has separated at least 2,000 migrant children from their parents, who are awaiting hearings in separate detention facilities and shelters. Several... [Read More]
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When the Obama administration offered Thea Lay a chance to serve as one of the nation's top immigration judges pending a successful background check, she eagerly accepted. [Read More]
Patrick Cockburn explains what the Trump administration's support for the attack on Hodeidah will do to Yemen:The US is encouraging the UAE and its allies to take Hodeidah to break the deadlock, b... [Read More]
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A federal judge on Wednesday challenged attorneys for the Trump administration and California over their contrasting views of laws designed to limit the state's involvement in enforcing federal immigration policy. In the end, U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez seemed to poke a number of sizable holes in the federal government's argument that California's "sanctuary" law — which limits local law enforcement cooperation with immigration agents — is unconstitutional. He also raised hard-to-answer questions for state attorneys about a different... [Read More]
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AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Several Twitter accounts were suspended Wednesday for sharing a Splinter News article containing a private phone number belonging to White House aide Stephen Miller. Miller is supposedly the architect of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy. Twitter has since re-instated the suspended accounts after the phone number was shut off. Twitter suspended the accounts of multiple users who shared a Splinter News article containing a personal phone number supposedly belonging to White House adviser Stephen Miller on Wednesday. Miller, a 32-year old White House aide, is reportedly the author... [Read More]
In one week, the Trump administration issued a series of wildly contradictory statements on its immigrant family separation policy. [Read More]
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The Trump administration is planning to propose merging the education and labor departments as part of a broader overhaul to be announced... [Read More]
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The Trump administration's policy that effectively separated families crossing the US border has held up a big, glaring mirror to America's moral character. In TIME magazine's latest cover, the reflection is met with indifference in the face of human suffering. In the stark photo illustration, the towering figure of Trump looms over a sobbing child, who is the subject of a now-iconic photograph taken recently by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer John Moore. "Welcome to America," the illustration reads. Moore told the... [Read More]
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FCCNN The outcry over the Trump administration's approach to illegal immigration has served to highlight the widening partisan gulf between most U.S. farmers and their largely foreign workforce. President Donald Trump... [Read More]
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As the media have been fixated all week on the Trump administration strictly enforcing immigration laws and, as required by law, separating illegal immigrant parents from children during prosecutions, MSNBC's Jacob Soboroff delivered a gem that deserves a place in the annals of "Blame America First" as he actually blamed the U.S. for Central America's crime problems with MS-13 and other gangs.

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An alliance of U.S. education groups expressed shock Tuesday that the Trump administration would let schools purchase metal detectors and police patrols through a $1.1 billion program that the White …... [Read More]
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IT IS becoming increasingly likely that the phoney trade war between America and China will develop into the real thing. On June 15th the Trump administration published two lists of Chinese products it plans to hit with tariffs of 25%, worth $50bn in 2018. The first will come into force on July 6th. The Chinese snapped back with their own list, laying out a retaliation of equal size. Then on June 18th President Donald Trump directed Robert Lighthizer, the United States Trade Representative (USTR), to draw up a further list of products worth $200bn that would face tariffs of... [Read More]
The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, has become "tired" of being the face of President Donald Trump's more controversial policies, a friend of hers told Vanity Fair on Wednesday. [Read More]
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More than 40 states and the Trump administration had asked the justices to overturn its 1992 decision that restricted collection. [Read More]
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The Trump administration's policy that effectively separated families crossing the US border has held up a big, glaring mirror to America's moral character. In TIME magazine's latest cover, the reflection is met with indifference in the face of human suffering. [Read More]
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