Trump Forced to Admit the Failure of His ‘Zero Tolerance’ Border Solution

Giving in to concerns about safety and overcrowding, the Trump administration has been forced to release hundreds of detained migrants from federal facilities as well as to stop detaining any more people attempting to enter the United States without documentation. read more

Huge Victory for ACLU in Family Separation Lawsuit

The Washington Post is reporting this morning that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has won a huge lawsuit against the Trump administration in federal court.

U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw has ruled that potentially thousands of migrant families who were separated at the southern border under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy may now be added to an existing class-action lawsuit. read more

Sen Durbin Demands That DHS Secretary Nielsen Resign

The #2 ranking Senate Democrat has called upon Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Kirstjen Nielsen to resign, following the release of a government watchdog report. The report found that the Trump administration stole thousands more children under the “zero tolerance” policy than was previously known. “No one has been held accountable for this humanitarian disaster at our southern border,” Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois tweeted. “DHS Secretary Nielsen should accept responsibility for this outrage and resign.” read more

House Committee Chair Opens Probe of Trump’s Family Separation Crimes

Jerry Nadler, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has taken the first steps for his powerful committee to fully investigate crimes committed by Donald Trump and members of his administration connected with the kidnapping of children from their parents at the Mexican border. read more

Pelosi Pledges to Help ‘Dreamers’ When Democrats Take Control

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has promised that the House of Representatives will pass legislation next year that will put Dreamers — young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children — on a pathway to citizenship. read more

Trump Goes Nuts After 60 Minutes Exposes Horrors of His Child Camps

Donald Trump has been very proud of the fact that his administration has been kidnapping immigrant children from their parents and locking them inside cages. He thinks this makes him look tough and strong, and it endears him to his white nationalist base of supporters. read more

Caravan of 1,300 Honduran Migrants Starts Walking to the U.S. Border

A caravan of over 1,300 people left yesterday from Honduras, beginning a journey to the United States where members of the caravan hope to seek asylum as refugees. The group was composed primarily of families, including many women carrying babies. The beginning of their journey was marked by the desperation which underlies their struggle for existence in their home country where life has become almost intolerable. read more

New GOP Bill Would Allow U.S. To Keep Children in Jail Indefinitely

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The stinky mess that Donald Trump has created at the Mexican border is getting worse every day.

The president and his evil henchmen — Jeff Sessions and Kirstjen Nielsen — have put into effect new policies and programs designed to impose the maximum pain possible on people attempting to enter the United States. read more

Democrats Demand Trump Reunite Separated Families

Senator Charles Schumer of New York, the Senate Minority Leader, and Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, House Minority Leader, co-authored a letter that they sent to President Trump on Thursday demanding that he immediately take steps to reunite the families whose children were taken from them at the U.S.-Mexico border under the president’s zero tolerance immigration policy. read more

Methodist Church Seeks to Charge Jeff Sessions With Child Abuse

According to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Bible justifies ripping migrant children from their parents’ arms. Last week Sessions cited apostle Paul’s “clear and wise command” when defending the administration’s new practice. Sessions also said that the Trump administration policy of separating families is “not unusual or unjustified.” read more

DHS Secretary Nielsen Lies About Trump Separating Families At The Border

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen went on Twitter Sunday to defend the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance policy. In the process of doing this, however, she told several lies while also misrepresenting what federal laws require her department to do for people seeking asylum in the United States. read more

Border Patrol Says Number of Separated Children Could Double

In a new interview with the Washington Post, the person in charge of the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy in the Rio Grande Valley said that the number of children taken from their parents would likely double in the coming months. The Rio Grande is now the busiest segment of the U.S.-Mexico border as more refugees from Central America have attempted to enter the United States there. read more

2,000 Children Taken From Parents Under Trump Zero Tolerance Policy

During the first six weeks of the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy nearly 2,000 children were separated from their parents at the U.S. border with Mexico.

A spokesperson for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)  said on Friday that the separations took place from April 19 to May 31 of this year. read more