Trump Administration Defends Family Detention Centers: 'More Like Summer Camp'As lawmakers grilled them at a congressional hearing Tuesday, Trump administration officials defended their efforts to reunite thousands of immigrant families that the government separated.
'We Are Desperate Parents' | Immigrant Detainees Write Heartbreaking LetterA group of adult detainees at an immigration detention center have signed an open letter appealing to the American people to help them be reunited with their children after being separated at the border.
AP: 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 — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.
ACLU: Less Than Half Of Child Reunions Will Meet DeadlineThe ACLU said out of a list of 102 children under 5 yrs old, it "appears likely that less than half will be reunited" by Tuesday's deadline. The Justice Department said early Monday that the administration "worked tirelessly" since Friday.
County Jail Profits From Housing Detained ImmigrantsA western Maryland county is turning a profit on its contract with the federal government to house detainees for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Ex-Homeland Security Secretary Under Obama Opposes Democrats' Calls To Abolish ICEFormer Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson has come out against Democrats' calls to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, slamming it as an unserious policy proposal that could jeopardize immigration reform.
1-Year-Old Goes To Court To Get Reunited With FamilyThe 1-year-old boy in a green button-up shirt drank milk from a bottle, played with a small purple ball that lit up when it hit the ground and occasionally asked for "agua."
Melania Trump Seeing Lots, Saying Little At Migrant CentersMelania Trump, an immigrant and a mother herself, wanted to find out more about how her husband's strict immigration policy was playing out on the ground.