• Republican congressman demands Trump fire controversial adviser Stephen Miller over immigration controversy

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Republican Rep. Mike Coffman called on President Donald Trump to fire top adviser Stephen Miller.
    Miller is one of the administration's most hardline conservatives on immigration policy, which has stalled in Congress.
    Amid flailing immigration bills and widespread controversy over administration enforcement of undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers, a Republican member of Congress has called on President Donald Trump to fire Stephen Miller, a senior White House adviser known for his far-right views.
    Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman, a moderate Republican, wrote on Twitter Thursday that Trump...
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  • Trump now claims migrant children will be reunited with their families. Here are the lifelong psychological consequences these kids face

    Trump now claims migrant children will be reunited with their families. Here are the lifelong psychological consequences these kids face

    24 days ago - By Chron

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    More than 2,300 children have been forcibly separated from their parents as the result of a "zero-tolerance" policy enacted by the US Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice over the past weeks.
    Announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the policy calls for the prosecution of anyone who attempts to cross the border illegally. Since children aren't being prosecuted but their parents are, families have been separated, with adult cases handled by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and children handled by the Office of Refugee Resettlement .
    Facing...
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  • The Trump administration wants the Pentagon to hold thousands of immigrant children on military bases

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Trump administration has reportedly asked the Pentagon if it can house up to 20,000 children separated from or unaccompanied by their immigrant parents on military bases.
    The plan appears similar to an Obama administration policy in 2014.
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said the Pentagon would support the Homeland Security Department.
    The Pentagon has told legislators that the Department of Health and Human Services has inquired about housing up to 20,000 children separtated from their immigrant parents on military bases as early as July, according to The Washington Post .
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  • 100% of the proceeds of this lipstick go to families separated by Trump's border policy - and hundreds of people have already bought it

    100% of the proceeds of this lipstick go to families separated by Trump's border policy - and hundreds of people have already bought it

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Beauty brand Lipslut is donating 100% of the proceeds from its F*ck Trump Lipstick to organizations supporting families that have been separated at the border.
    The brand has previously donated 50% of its proceeds to civil rights organizations targeted by the Trump administration since launching in January 2017.
    Lipslut has also previously raised $40,000 for victims of the violence in Charlottesville.
    In the wake of reports regarding the conditions of more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border under President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy , many people...
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  • Mayor Bottoms maintaining executive order on immigrant detainees

    Mayor Bottoms maintaining executive order on immigrant detainees

    24 days ago - By Biz Journals

    Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is sticking to her executive order to stop accepting suspected illegal immigrants at the city jail, despite President Donald Trump's decision to stop separating detained parents from their children.
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  • Trump's Executive Order Doesn't Guarantee Separated Families Will Be Reunited

    25 days ago - By Fortune

    After weeks of growing pressure from all sides of the American public, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to allow immigrant families found crossing the border illegally to remain together in detention. Previously, children had been detained separately when their parents were arrested, causing mental health and safety concerns.
    While Trump's order will now keep any families detained at the border united, it doesn't address the more than 2,000 children already separated from their parents. Top Democratic lawmakers are speaking out, demanding the White House make an...
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  • Ivanka Trump breaks long silence on family separations and urges government to reunite children with parents

    Ivanka Trump breaks long silence on family separations and urges government to reunite children with parents

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    After remaining silent as calls mounted for her to weigh in on President Donald Trump's policy of separating migrant families at the border, Ivanka Trump is calling for families to be "swiftly and safely" reunited.
    Ivanka faced widespread criticism for her silence amid the humanitarian crisis.
    Former acting director of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement John Sandweg has warned that hundreds of children in US custody will never find their way back to their parents.
    After remaining silent as calls mounted for her to weigh in on President Donald Trump's policy of separating migrant...
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  • People gathered at LaGuardia Airport to greet children who were separated from their parents due to Trump's 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy

    People gathered at LaGuardia Airport to greet children who were separated from their parents due to Trump's 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    On Wednesday night, a group of people gathered at LaGuardia Airport to greet children who had been separated from their parents because of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.
    Over 200 children have been sent to facilities in New York state, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union. As of Wednesday night, more were on the way.
    Children as young as nine months old have been sent to facilities in New York.
    Also on Wednesday, Trump signed an executive order aiming to stop family separations while still maintaining a " zero-tolerance " immigration policy and...
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