Illinois Village Approves Immigration Detention Center PlanThose against the plan are concerned that a for-profit prison will focus on increasing inmates to gain money. Opponents also raised concerns about ICE policies that separate children from their parents.
The Effects Of Family Separations, Seen Through The Eyes Of A 13-Year-Old"Yes, we did something that we shouldn't have. We crossed illegally. But we were fleeing danger."
Hundreds Of Separated Migrant Children Still Not Reunited Amid Slow ProgressTo date, 1,923 out of 2,654 children identified as separated from their parents have been reunified, the administration says.
Trump Administration Outlines Plan To Reunify Separated Children With Deported ParentsThere are currently 365 separated children with parents outside the US in the care of the Department of Health and Human Services, according to the submitted plan.
Trump Administration, ACLU Divided On Family ReunificationsThe ACLU, which sued on behalf of separated parents, called for the government to take "significant and prompt steps."
Trump Administration Says ACLU Should Find Hundreds Of Deported ParentsThe Justice Department suggested the American Civil Liberties Union should use its "network of law firms, NGOs, volunteers and others" to find the parents, using information the administration will provide.
Judge: Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy 'Cruel'Judge Paul Crotty said the government may be trying to break detainees' connections to their support system of families and friends and frustrate their ability to retain competent legal representation.
Caravan of 'Grannies' Heads To U.S.-Mexico Border Protesting Family SeparationsThe group says they are deliberately visiting places where people aren't talking about the issue of immigration and family separations.
Feds: 711 Separated Migrant Children Ineligible For ReunificationsThe Trump administration struggled to meet a court-imposed deadline Thursday for reuniting immigrant children and their parents. Nearly 2,600 children ages 5 years and older were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Migrant Reunification Deadline Arrives, But Hundreds Will Remain SeparatedThe federal judge who ordered that separated families be reunited commended the government’s progress so far, with more than 1,000 families reunited.
Over 900 Separated Migrant Families Probably Won't Be Reunited By DeadlineAfter months of outcry over splitting apart migrant families at the border, the US government has just one more day to reunite all eligible families that it separated.
Migrants Describe Frigid, Hungry Days In 'Ice Boxes' And 'Dog Pounds'Their testimonies speak of food "not fit for consumption," overcrowding and abuse.
Aldermen Question Heartland Alliance About Migrant Child Abuse ClaimsRepresentatives of a shelter housing migrant children separated from their parents at the border were facing tough questions from Chicago aldermen on Monday, amid allegations of abuse at the facility.
Two More Brazilian Children Are Reunited With Their ParentsThe fathers were in government custody when a judge ordered the reunifications.
Trump Administration Claims It 'Completed' First Migrant Family ReunificationsThe Trump administration said Thursday it had reunited the bulk of the youngest migrant children separated from their parents at the border, but dozens still remain ineligible for reunification.