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Children Arriving on Border Await Fate in Immigration Courts

Children Arriving on Border Await Fate in Immigration Courts

The little girl wearing pink party shoes topped with bows smiled from her seat in a Los Angeles immigration courtroom. The 7-year-old is happy now that she is worlds away from the violence in her native El...

2 hours ago

3 Airlines Ask Trump Not to Put Migrant Children on Flights

3 Airlines Ask Trump Not to Put Migrant Children on Flights

American Airlines and United Airlines say they have asked the Trump administration not to put migrant children who have been separated from their parents on their flights. The CEOs of both airlines said that...

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Trump: ‘I’ll Be Signing Something’ to Keep Families Together

Trump: ‘I’ll Be Signing Something’ to Keep Families Together

President Donald Trump says he will be signing an order to keep families at the border together, a practice his administration began.

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Trump Signs Order Stopping Family Separations

Trump Signs Order Stopping Family Separations

Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when...

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'Shame': Protesters Disrupt DHS Chief's Dinner at Mexican Restaurant

'Shame': Protesters Disrupt DHS Chief's Dinner at Mexican Restaurant

Protesters disrupted Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's meal at a Mexican restaurant in Washington, D.C., while chanting "shame" and "no human being is illegal." The Metro D.C....

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 06:29 AM EDT

Youngest Migrants Being Held in 'Tender Age' Shelters

Youngest Migrants Being Held in 'Tender Age' Shelters

Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three "tender age" shelters in South Texas, The...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 12:09 AM EDT

Protesters Rally Outside Pence Fundraiser in Philadelphia

Protesters Rally Outside Pence Fundraiser in Philadelphia

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Hotel as Vice President Mike Pence spoke amid national outrage over the separation of migrant children from their parents along the U.S.-Mexico...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 06:59 PM EDT

Family Separations at the Border Alarm Child-Welfare Experts

Family Separations at the Border Alarm Child-Welfare Experts

The sights and sounds are wrenching: A boy's cries of "Papa! Papa!" for the father he had been separated from. Youngsters placed in chain-link cages in an old Texas warehouse. Parents begging to know what...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 08:02 PM EDT

Stefanowski Qualifies for Primary Ballot

Stefanowski Qualifies for Primary Ballot

Gubernatorial hopeful Bob Stefanowski, just one day after being certified to appear on the August primary ballot, made it a point to attack three of his GOP opponents for their use of public financing for their...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 06:09 PM EDT

Lower Costs, Fewer Benefits in New Health Insurance Option

Lower Costs, Fewer Benefits in New Health Insurance Option

The Trump administration's new health insurance option offers lower premiums for small businesses and self-employed people, but the policies are likely to cover fewer benefits. Another caveat: if healthy people...

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