zero tolerance

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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 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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Immigrants seeking asylum Natalia Oliveira da Silva and her daughter, Sara, 5, hug as they wait at a Catholic Charities facility, Monday, July 23, 2018, in San Antonio.
AP Photo/Eric Gay
July 26, 2018 - 11:50 am
By Astrid Galvan and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration faced a court-imposed deadline Thursday to reunite thousands of children and parents who were forcibly separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, an enormous logistical task brought on by its "zero...
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In this image taken from video, Javier Garrido Martinez, left and Alan Garcia, right, sit with their 4-year-sons at a news conference in New York, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
AP Photo/Robert Bumsted
July 12, 2018 - 10:55 am
By Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says all eligible small children separated from their families as a result of its zero-tolerance immigration policy have been reunited with their parents. But nearly half of the children under 5 remain separated from their...
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People at the Keep Families Together rally, including Marsha Gore, right, and Claudia Short, cheer as the son of Holocaust survivors speaks about the importance of offering asylum in the South Plaza of the Oklahoma State Capitol Building in Oklahoma City.
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July 02, 2018 - 8:21 am
By Colleen Long and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's top health official could barely conceal his discomfort. As Health and Human Services secretary, Alex Azar was responsible for caring for migrant children taken from their parents at the border. Now a...
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In this Friday, June 22, 2018, file photo, a young immigrant holds his belongings in a Homeland Security bag while waiting to enter the bus station after being processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, in McAllen, Texas.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
June 26, 2018 - 6:20 am
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press Foster care advocates say the government won't likely be able to reunite thousands of children separated from parents who crossed the border illegally, and some will end up in an American foster care system that is stacked against Latinos and other minorities...
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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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Rep. Steve Russell, R-Okla., left, and Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., walk to a closed-door meeting with House Republicans seeking more information about compromise legislation on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
June 22, 2018 - 12:58 pm
By Alan Fram and Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after the November elections. GOP leaders said they'd press on anyway, but his comments further...
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