separation policy

An art installation
Susan Walsh/AP
May 08, 2019 - 3:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hastily written executive orders. Declarations by tweet. President Donald Trump's White House hasn't been known for its careful crafting of policy. But Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, has spent months drawing up a long-awaited immigration overhaul...
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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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Ivanka and Eric Trump
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
August 02, 2018 - 4:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump on Thursday cited the separation of migrant children from their parents as a low point of her White House tenure. She said that she was "vehemently against family separation" but noted that immigration was "incredibly complex as a topic." The senior White House...
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This June 30, 2015 file photo shows a sign at the entrance to the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas.
AP Photo/Eric Gay, File
August 01, 2018 - 6:46 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A report that a child died shortly after being released from a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Texas inflamed the debate Wednesday over the detention of immigrant families, though there were few details about what actually happened. The American Immigration...
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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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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Friday, July 27, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
July 29, 2018 - 12:43 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he would consider shutting down the government if Democrats refuse to vote for his immigration proposals, including building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. I would be willing to “shut down” government if the Democrats do not...
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Construction workers watch as children hold hands during a march in protest of the separation of immigrant families, Thursday, July 26, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
July 26, 2018 - 2:40 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday that more than 1,800 children separated at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited with parents and sponsors but hundreds remain apart, signaling a potentially long wait for anguished families. The federal government was under a Thursday...
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Esperanza Perez, mother of Miguel Perez, is comforted by Luis Retamal after receiving news that her son was denied U.S. citizenship on Thursday, March 15, 2018.
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July 24, 2018 - 2:33 pm
By Tal Kopan (CNN) — The Trump administration gave its first indication Monday of how many parents separated from their children may have already been deported: More than 460. In a status update on the ongoing court-ordered family reunifications filed Monday, the government said 463 parents of...
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The Mighty Writers are sending 700 books, written in Spanish, to kids at a Berks County detention center and elsewhere who have been separated from their families. They made bookmarks to go along with the books.
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Andrew Kramer
June 28, 2018 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nonprofit that teaches kids how to write is giving them a chance to use what they learn to spread some cheer to immigrant children currently being detained due to the Trump administration's family separation policy. The Mighty Writers are sending 700 books, written...
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