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ICE reports first coronavirus cases among detained migrant familiesAn independent monitor told a federal court that some staff at ICE's family detention centers are not wearing face masks or completely enforcing social distancing.
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Beto O'Rourke says migrant families "pose no threat or danger" to U.S.2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke joins Margaret Brennan in his hometown of El Paso, Texas, to discuss his campaign and current immigration policies.
Incoming CBP chief says migrant detention facilities "not designed for kids"The House approved emergency funding overnight to address the humanitarian crisis at the border. That follows another Homeland Security shakeup. Mark Morgan, acting director of Immigration and Customs..
House passes border funding billThe House passed a hotly debated border funding bill that provides around $4.6 billion to ease the crisis at the border. But it does not include guarantees of higher standards of care for detained..
ICE raids targeting thousands of migrants will reportedly begin this weekendA nationwide operation targeting thousands of undocumented migrant families will reportedly begin Sunday. The New York Times says raids are expected to take place in at least 10 major cities. They will..
Mark Morgan, acting CBP chief, says ICE raids "maintain integrity in the system"Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan joins Margaret Brennan to discuss expected ICE raids targeting thousands of undocumented migrant families across the country.
Migrant families wait for weeks in Mexico hoping for asylumMany migrants come to America illegally because entering as a legal asylum-seeker is getting more difficult. In Mexico, just across the bridge from Brownsville, Mexico, the wait to request asylum seems..
Acting DHS chief says Congress could close immigration loophole "very simply"In an interview with “CBS Evening News” anchor Norah O’Donnell, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said one big challenge is that migrant families can stay in the U.S. pending..
McAleenan concerned the border crisis just a "political issue" for someOn Capitol Hill, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan defended his efforts to fix the border crisis. Just 24 hours earlier, he was in Texas, giving CBS News an exclusive look at the..
Why so many migrant kids could be held indefinitelyIn an exclusive interview with the head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, CBS News learned thousands of unaccompanied migrant children are at risk of spending the rest of their childhoods in..
Trump aims to end child detention limitsThe Trump administration put out a new rule that would allow migrant families to be held indefinitely while their requests for asylum are considered. That would end the current limit of 20 days before..
Trump administration extends detention of migrant families with childrenA new regulation unveiled by the Trump administration would allow migrant families and their children to be detained longer. The sweeping proposal would replace rules set by a decades-old court..
ICE keeps kids detained because parents don't "wish to separate"A federal judge has ordered ICE to seek the prompt release of all minors in its custody. The agency detains migrant families with children.
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SeaTac settles lawsuit over $37,000 bill it sent to immigrant-rights group for Trump protestAn immigrant rights group sued SeaTac in 2018 after the city sent it a $37,000 bill for public safety costs related to a protest against President Donald Trump's separation of migrant families along..
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Democrats urge court to block rule on detaining migrant familiesThe filing is the latest salvo in the government's stalled attempt to eliminate a 1997 agreement governing the care of unaccompanied migrant children and families.
Migrant parents reunite with their children in USNine parents who were deported as the Trump administration separated thousands of migrant families landed back into the U.S. late Wednesday to reunite with children they had not seen in a year and a..
Migrant parents separated from kids make historic return to U.S.When the U.S. separated thousands of migrant families in 2018, it deported hundreds of parents without their children. Nine of them were allowed to return to U.S. to see their children once again.
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Court refuses to set new guidelines for separating migrant familiesAlthough the ruling did not further curtail the government's power to separate migrant families, it did require U.S. officials to conduct DNA tests before separating children from parents when there..
Looking At Lasting Effects Of Trump's Family Separation Policy At The Southern BorderNPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Efrén Olivares of the Texas Civil Rights Project, a group that's working with migrant families separated by U.S. officials at the southern border.
US agency formalizes border medical plan after migrants dieWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Tuesday formalized a medical plan formed in the wake of a massive surge of migrant families to the U.S.-Mexico border and a series of deaths in..
CBSN Originals follows journeys of four migrant familiesThe ACLU claims the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy has led to approximately 5,500 separations of migrant families at the U.S. border since July 2017. Manuel Bojorquez..
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New figures: 1,134 families separated since end of "zero tolerance"Since June 2018, the administration has separated 1,134 migrant families. Advocates and the government disagree over whether they were justified.