Trump administration

A mother migrating from Honduras holds her 1-year-old child as surrendering to U.S. Border Patrol agents after illegally crossing the border Monday, June 25, 2018, near McAllen, Texas.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
June 25, 2018 - 9:23 pm
By Elliot Spagat and Morgan Lee, Associated Press McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration has scaled back a key element of its zero-tolerance immigration policy amid a global uproar over the separation of more than 2,300 migrant families, halting the practice of turning over parents to...
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U.S. Sen. Bob Casey
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Pat Loeb
June 25, 2018 - 4:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pa. Sen. Bob Casey says the Trump administration's executive order, halting family separations at the border, does not go far enough. He called for immediate reunification for the families and broader changes to prevent child detention in the future. "Separating...
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1 A protester yells toward a Trump supporter after arriving to the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, on Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Homestead, Fla.
AP Photo/Brynn Anderson
June 25, 2018 - 7:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump compares people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and says they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge. The American Civil Liberties Union said in response that such a step would be illegal and violate the Constitution that...
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CEO Joel Johnson checks the details on a roll of steel at the Borusan Mannesmann Pipe manufacturing facility.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
June 25, 2018 - 7:03 am
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Joel Johnson examines the shipping labels on 35-ton coils of American-made steel that will be unspooled, bent and welded into rounded sections of pipe. One's from Nucor, a mill in Arkansas. Another's from Steel Dynamics in Mississippi. But much harder to spot in the sprawling...
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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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Dreamstime
Shara Dae Howard
June 20, 2018 - 8:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the Trump administration imposes tariffs across foreign countries, the stock market plummets. But is a possible trade war on the horizon? "If Chicken Little had read the headlines, his prediction would have been, 'The sky is falling,' " alluded Howard Trauger,...
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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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Pope Francis
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June 20, 2018 - 1:05 pm
By Judith Vonberg, CNN (CNN) -- Pope Francis has added his voice to those criticizing the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in the separation of families at the Mexican border. In a wide-ranging interview with Reuters at his Vatican residence published on Wednesday,...
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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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