Children separated from families

Immigration Family Detention
Mark Vergari/The Journal News via USA TODAY NETWORK
September 06, 2018 - 1:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday it plans to circumvent a longstanding court agreement that governs how children are treated in immigration custody, in part to detain families longer as a way to deter migrants from crossing the Southwestern border illegally. The Homeland...
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US Border Patrol
June 15, 2018 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained Friday by The Associated Press. The figures show that 1,995 minors were...
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