Lisa Madigan Demands End To Policy Preventing Immigrant Families From ReunitingThe Illinois attorney general signed a letter to the federal government demanding reversal of the existing policy.
Senator Durbin Calls On Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen To Resign Over Migrant Family SeparationsCalling the Trump administration’s policy a “humanitarian disaster,” Durbin said someone must be held responsible for separating children from their parents.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Drafts Plan To End Family SeparationHomeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention.
Protesters Crash DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's Dinner Amid Furor Over Family SeparationsThe Metro D.C. Democratic Socialists of America claimed responsibility for the protest and wrote in a statement that they would not let Nielsen "dine in peace."
Trump Huddles With Republicans As Backlash Over Family Separations IntensifiesWith backlash over his "zero tolerance" immigration policy intensifying, President Trump went to Capitol Hill Tuesday to meet with House Republicans about immigration reform.
'We Will Not Apologize': Trump DHS Chief Defends Immigration PolicyPresident Donald Trump squarely -- and misleadingly -- blamed Democrats for the unfolding crisis in opening remarks at a space policy event.