Lawmakers: Migrant Teen Tent City In Texas To Stay Open Another MonthTexas lawmakers say they have been told atemporary tent shelter in far West Texas for immigrant minors will stay open another month.
Texas Lockup Is Epicenter Of Family Immigration DetentionFederal authorities allowed reporters to tour the 50-plus acre South Texas Family Residential Center that's holding 1,520 women and children, the nation's largest such facility, in a remote corner of South Texas.
Immigrant Children Describe Treatment In Detention CentersYounger children cried in caged areas where they were crammed in with teens, and they clamored for their parents. Toilets were filthy, and running water was scarce, they say.
Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now A Billion-Dollar IndustryDetaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually.
Government Falls Short Of Deadline To Reunite Kids, ParentsSome immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remained in holding facilities away from relatives as federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline.
Judge Rejects Request To Detain Migrant Families Long-TermA federal judge rejected the Trump administration's efforts to detain immigrant families for long terms, calling it a "cynical attempt" to undo a longstanding court settlement.
ACLU: Less Than Half Of Child Reunions Will Meet DeadlineThe American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated from their families at the border.
Trump Administration Wants More Time To Reunite FamiliesThe Trump administration is asking a court for more time to reunite families that were separated at the border under its "zero-tolerance" policy.
Border Patrol Arrests Drop Sharply In JuneBorder Patrol arrests fell sharply in June to the lowest level since February, according to a U.S. official, ending a streak of four straight monthly increases.
Melania Returns To U.S.-Mexico Border Amid Separation OutcryMelania Trump returned to the Mexican border Thursday to meet face-to-face with those dealing with her husband's hardline immigration policies firsthand.
Frustration, Heartbreak For Migrant Parents Looking For KidsFor days and weeks now, some of the hundreds of parents separated from their children at the Mexican border by the Trump administration have been battling one of the world's most complex immigration systems.
Ground Game: Will Family Separation Outcry Hurt Texas GOP?The state of Texas has about 1,250 miles of border with Mexico and has become ground zero for questions about whether the White House's immigration crackdown has gone too far.
Judge: Separated Families Must Be Reunited Within 30 DaysA judge in California on Tuesday ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days, setting a hard deadline in a process that has so far yielded uncertainty.
A Day With Border Patrol: At Risk Infant, Distraught DadCustoms and Border Protection allowed news media organizations to tour the 77,000-square-foot immigrant detention facility in McAllen, Texas on the condition that no photos or video be taken.
Migrant Kids Could End Up In Already Strained Foster SystemFoster care advocates say the government won't likely be able to reunite thousands of children separated from parents who crossed the border illegally.