family separation

President Donald Trump welcomes visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
April 09, 2019 - 12:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's not looking to reinstate the much-criticized practice of separating migrant families at the border with Mexico. But he says many more migrants are streaming toward the U.S. through Mexico because the practice is no longer in place. Says Trump: "I'm...
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Family separations
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February 21, 2019 - 3:11 pm
By Priscilla Alvarez (CNN) — Since the Trump administration announced it would end its practice of separating families apprehended at the southern border last June under its "zero tolerance" immigration policy, at least 245 children have been separated from their parents, according to a new court...
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Mary and Joseph knock on doors in the neighborhood while mock ICE agents confront them.
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Andrew Kramer
December 24, 2018 - 8:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After Stormy the cow got away twice last year, Old First Reformed United Church of Christ in Old City switched up its live animal creche in 2018, making a refugee nativity instead. And before Christmas Eve services, those in the scene took a unique trek around the...
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Migrant families rest from their travels to Matamoros, Mexico, along Gateway International Bridge which connects to Brownsville, Texas, as they seek asylum in the United States.
Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald via AP
October 02, 2018 - 1:01 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- The Department of Homeland Security was "not fully prepared" for the rollout of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy at the US-Mexico border that resulted in the large numbers of family separations this summer, according to an internal report...
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July 26, 2018; Washington, D.C. Families Belong Together Coalition march and sit-in at the Senate Hart Building to protest separation of immigrant families.
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Mark Abrams
September 13, 2018 - 5:25 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A forum at Rutgers University–Camden Thursday examined the explosive issue of separating children from their families who are seeking immigration or asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. John Wall, chairman of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, organized the panel...
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In this June 17, 2018 file photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP, File
September 02, 2018 - 9:03 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to speed up the reunification of immigrant families it separated at the Mexican border, following allegations three youngsters were sexually abused while in U.S. custody. The government of El Salvador said the three, ages 12 to...
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In this June 25, 2018, file photo, a mother migrating from Honduras holds her 1-year-old child as surrendering to U.S. Border Patrol agents after illegally crossing the border near McAllen, Texas.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
August 27, 2018 - 9:06 am
By Thomas Beaumont and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The rallying cry from some liberals to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement isn't a likely winner this election year, as a new poll finds only a quarter of Democrats support eliminating the agency that carried out...
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Thousands of union workers from up and down the East Coast gathered at Penn's Landing Wednesday afternoon to stand against the Trump administration's immigration policies.
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Justin Udo
August 15, 2018 - 7:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Labor unions are uniting in the fight over immigration. Thousands of union workers from up and down the East Coast gathered at Penn's Landing Wednesday afternoon to stand against the Trump administration's immigration policies. Thousands of union members hold a #...
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Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor
AP Photo/Elaine Thompson
August 13, 2018 - 5:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigration courts from Boston to Los Angeles have been experiencing fallout from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that has caused some deportation orders to be tossed and cases thrown out, bringing more chaos to a system that was already besieged by ballooning dockets and...
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 In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
July 31, 2018 - 7:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is demanding answers from federal immigration officials about the Trump administration's separation of migrant children from their families and its struggle to reunite them, a fraught effort that's drawn election-year criticism from both parties. But...
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