immigrant families

Watchdog report: Admin was 'not fully prepared' for family separations

The Department of Homeland Security was "not fully prepared" for the rollout of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy at the US-Mexico border that resulted in the large numbers of family separations this summer, according to an internal report from the department's watchdog.

Trump admin seeks to keep families in detention indefinitely

The Trump administration said Thursday it will seek to keep some undocumented immigrant children in detention for far longer than currently allowed, a move that would have sweeping implications for the families and for the immigration detention system.