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The move takes to $9.9 billion the total the Pentagon has been forced by President Donald Trump to reallocate to the barrier, after Congress repeatedly blocked funding
The White House says foreigners are using the visas 'to secure automatic and permanent American citizenship for their children by giving birth on American soil'
Governor Greg Abbott tells the State Department that Texas has to dedicate its resources 'to those who are already here, including refugees, migrants and the homeless – indeed, all Texans'
It's true, it is within the United States' sovereign power to block entry to anyone it wishes. But my migration framework prevents me from unequivocally saying that.
With President Donald Trump’s crackdown on asylum seekers, many are stuck in a vicious cycle: traveling thousands of miles to escape violence and persecution, only to arrive somewhere faced with the same fate
The ruling by District Court Judge Jon Tigar is the latest setback for Trump's immigration policies, which have been the subject of numerous court challenges
Announcing a new definition of the longstanding 'public charge' law, the White House says migrants will be blocked from entering the country if they are likely to need public assistance
(UPDATED) In his brief address, the US President makes no mention of two ideas he tweeted hours earlier: tightening background checks for gun buyers and linking gun control reform to changes in immigration law
Thousands of undocumented migrants wait in fear ahead of nationwide raids that could have them expelled from the United States
'They came in illegally,' Donald Trump tells reporters at the White House. 'They are going to take people out and they are going to send them back to their country.'
(UPDATED) The US embassy in Manila 'will assume responsibility for certain limited services previously provided' by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services
US president Donald Trump reportedly blamed Kirstjen Nielsen for a recent surge in the number of migrants crossing the southern border and felt she wasn't tough enough to implement his crackdown
The Guatemalan government has called on the US to conduct a clear investigation into how the child died
The death of 7-year-old Jakelin Caal while in United States custody reignites a debate on immigration policy and the treatment of migrants
(3rd UPDATE) Border officials in San Diego, California, say on Twitter they temporarily closed the San Ysidro crossing point – one of the busiest between the two countries – to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The order was lifted some hours later.
'We'd like to work with the US. We have a special relationship,' says Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano
The US Department of Homeland Security estimates the rule will affect just over 382,200 immigrants applying to adjust their status to lawful permanent residents each year
The Department of Homeland Security files a proposal in the Federal Register indicating it would end its adherence to the Flores Settlement, a 1997 agreement with a federal court to not detain children separated from their parents for more than 20 days
The Office of Refugee Resettlement says that parents of 366 of the 565 children are outside of the United States, some of which were against reunification with the children or were flagged as threats
The government insists the deadline has been met, as the families of those remaining are ineligible for a variety of reasons. Judge Dana Sabraw says that finding the deported parents must be the 'the second stage.'
US officials tell a California court 1,442 children aged five and older had been reunited with their parents, but more than 700 children remain in custody
Ordered by a judge to reunite all children under the age of 5 with their families by July 10, officials say 4 have already rejoined their parents and another 34 reunifications will take place through the day
The decision comes after a government lawyer says around half of the 102 young children could be placed back with their parents by the previously given deadline of Tuesday, July 10
Directly across from the White House, demonstrators filled Lafayette Square park in an atmosphere of both indignation and sadness, before marching toward the Capitol
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The judge also issues an injunction against any more family separations
The US Supreme Court ruling validates the 3rd and most recent version of the ban, which applies to travelers from 5 mainly Muslim nations – Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen – and from North Korea, about 150 million people in total
Tina Fey, Idina Menzel, and Audra McDonald are some of the artists scheduled to perform
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'We have no way to predict from one day to the next what this president's policies or intentions are,' Washington state Governor Jay Inslee says in a statement
A tone-deaf sartorial decision – or a hidden message from the first lady? And if so, to whom?
The new report cites government and other reports for accusations of physical and sexual abuse, and violations of standards for children's safety and care. The alleged breaches occur at privately-run shelters where migrant children receive long-term housing.
John Legend and Bruce Springsteen are among the other artists who call on the Trump administration to stop the separation of children from their parents at the US border
(UPDATED) Despite the order, reports say there is no plan in place to reunite the thousands of children already separated from their families
The British Prime Minister Theresa May says: 'On what we have seen in the United States, pictures of children being held in what appear to be cages are deeply disturbing... this is wrong'
'Modern Family' creator Steve Levitan and 'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane are among the celebrities that publicly slam the network
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(UPDATED) A handful of House Democrats yell out at Donald Trump in a rare face-to-face demonstration against a president by sitting members of Congress
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'You look at what's happening in Europe, you look at what's happening in other places, we can't allow that to happen to the United States,' President Donald Trump says. 'Not on my watch.'
'The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable,' says Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein during the opening of a session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the 'zero tolerance' policy is legal and necessary to deter the thousands of families crossing the border and asking for asylum each month
'You wouldn't believe how bad these people are, these aren't people, these are animals and we're taking them out of the country,' US President Donald Trump tells California Republicans visiting the White House
Conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch joins in a 5-4 ruling stating that the legal definition of a crime of violence – which is being used to deport Philippines-born James Garcia Dimaya – is too vague
US President Donald Trump says in a letter to the Department of Homeland Security that he would accord the Liberians a 12-month 'wind-down' period to prepare their departure
California Governor Jerry Brown is visibly angry after Attorney General Jeff Sessions accused the state of deliberately obstructing enforcement of federal law by offering undocumented immigrants sanctuary protections
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With Dreamers and advocates stressing that the immigrants remain in legal limbo, US President Donald Trump insists he is ready to negotiate a solution
The raids took place in cities including San Francisco, Sacramento and San Jose in the north of California
The measure allows Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to enter local, state and federal courts to arrest immigrants with pending deportation cases