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Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 07:42 AM EDT

Some 500 Children Reunited With Families Since May: Official

Some 500 Children Reunited With Families Since May: Official

About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted over the...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 02:16 AM EDT

North Korean Summit Brings Feeling of Peace Along DMZ Border

North Korean Summit Brings Feeling of Peace Along DMZ Border

Lt. Col. Hwang Myong Jin has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years. He says it's gotten quieter here since the summits between North Korean leader...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 07:10 AM EDT

Military Lawyers Being Sent to Border for Immigration Cases

Military Lawyers Being Sent to Border for Immigration Cases

The Department of Defense said Wednesday night that 21 military lawyers are being sent to Arizona, Texas and New Mexico to help prosecute illegal immigration cases, NBC News reported. The lawyers will be...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 12:29 AM EDT

Trump's Migrant Policy: First Blowback, Then About-Face

Trump's Migrant Policy: First Blowback, Then About-Face

As a crisis of migrant children separated from their families provoked national outrage, President Donald Trump said he was powerless to act through an executive order. Five days later, he did just that. The...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 12:24 PM EDT

White Nationalists Planning Rally Near White House

White Nationalists Planning Rally Near White House

The group behind the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year is planning a one-year anniversary rally near the White House in August — and the National Park Service has given...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 11:11 PM EDT

Fact Check: Trump Overstates Order on Family Separation

Fact Check: Trump Overstates Order on Family Separation

President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the scope of his executive order that would halt his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S....

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 10:25 PM EDT

Trump Touts Executive Order at Minnesota Rally

Trump Touts Executive Order at Minnesota Rally

President Donald Trump promised the crowd at a campaign-style rally in Duluth, Minnesota, Wednesday night that a border wall will soon be fully funded. The rally came hours after Trump signed an executive order...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 08:54 PM EDT

Separated Families Won't Be Immediately Reunited: HHS

Separated Families Won't Be Immediately Reunited: HHS

An official with Health and Human Services says the more than 2,300 children separated from their parents at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy on illegal crossings won't be immediately reunited...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 05:37 PM EDT

Advocates Warn Against Detaining Families Indefinitely

Advocates Warn Against Detaining Families Indefinitely

Immigrant advocates applauded President Trump’s decision on Wednesday to end the separation of migrant families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally but fear a return to long detentions while the families’...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 11:19 PM EDT

Senate Blocks Trump Plan to Cut $15B in Unused Spending

Senate Blocks Trump Plan to Cut $15B in Unused Spending

In a rebuke to President Donald Trump, the Republican-controlled Senate on Wednesday blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children's health insurance and...

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