separation policy

From left: Reps. Tom Suozzi (D-NY), Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) partricipate in a press conference after taking a tour of the recently built tent encampment near the Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry on June 23 in Tornillo, Texas.
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Jim Melwert
June 27, 2018 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As a GOP compromise bill failed in the House Wednesday, a congressman from Bucks County is among a group of bipartisan lawmakers urging immigration reform after visiting a detention facility in El Paso, Texas. It’s signed by three Democrats and two Republicans who...
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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
June 24, 2018 - 9:21 am
Trump administration officials say the U.S. government knows the location of all children in its custody after separating them from their families at the border and is working to reunite them. A fact sheet on "zero-tolerance prosecution and family reunification" released Saturday night by the...
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Demonstrators with the Poor People's Campaign await processing by U.S. Capitol Police after being peacefully arrested at the Capitol.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
June 21, 2018 - 2:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican immigration overhaul dangled precariously Thursday, imperiled by stubborn differences between conservative and moderate factions — and by President Donald Trump's running commentary about a bill he only half-heartedly supported and then suggested would never...
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American Airlines says it asked the Trump administration not to put migrant children who have been separated from their parents on its flights.
AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato
June 20, 2018 - 4:09 pm
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines say they have asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who have been separated from their parents. The CEOs of both airlines said that the administration's recent immigration policy of separating migrant...
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Protester Melissa Houtte holds her sign while Sen. Bill Nelson and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz address the media after being denied access to visit the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children on June 19, 2018 in Homestead, Fla.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 20, 2018 - 3:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With all the news surrounding the Trump administration's immigration policies, how do you explain to your children deportation and family separation? Therapist Shadeen Francis with Council for Relationships said when speaking to children, it's important to be honest...
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Protester Melissa Houtte holds her sign while Sen. Bill Nelson and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz address the media after being denied access to visit the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children on June 19, 2018 in Homestead, Fla.
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Kim Glovas
June 19, 2018 - 5:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A local expert on trauma said the Trump administration's separation policy on illegal immigrants is harmful, especially to the children. Jeanne Felter, director of community and trauma counseling at Jefferson University, said she agrees with Colleen Kraft, director of...
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