Trump to discuss immigration strategy with House GOP amid family separation uproar

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump will meet with House Republicans early Tuesday evening at the U.S. Capitol to discuss immigration as lawmakers struggle to respond to the national uproar over the admin... Read More

Congress agrees on need to end family separation practice, but still divided on how

(WASHINGTON) -- While President Donald Trump has asserted that Congress laid the groundwork for the spate of family separations occurring on the southern border of the United States, members of Congress have noted that the president could act unilate... Read More

Hundreds in Sessions' own church file formal complaint, accusing him of 'child abuse'

(WASHINGTON) -- Members of Jeff Sessions' own church filed a formal complaint against the attorney general, accusing him of "child abuse," "immorality," and "racial discrimination" and the “dissemination of doctrines contrary to the established... Read More

Congress agrees on need to end family separation practice, but still divided on how

(WASHINGTON) -- While President Donald Trump has asserted that Congress laid the groundwork for the spate of family separations occurring on the southern border of the United States, members of Congress have noted that the president could act unilate... Read More

Bipartisan group of former US attorneys calls on Sessions to stop family separation

(WASHINGTON) -- More than 75 former U.S. attorneys are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to stop family separations, saying the decision to implement a policy that has led to more than 2,000 children taken from their parents "falls squarely o... Read More

Attorney General Jeff Sessions avoids blaming Democrats for immigration issues, downplays Nazi comparison

(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who announced the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy in April, buckled down on the policy of separating children from their parents when they illegally cross the border in an interview on Fo... Read More

Senate votes overwhelmingly to reverse White House deal with Chinese telecom ZTE, moves to House

(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate overwhelmingly cleared a defense budget bill on Monday evening that reinstates tough penalties on ZTE, a Chinese telecom company accused of violating American sanctions.

The vote, 85-10, is a sharp rebuke to Pres... Read More

Advocacy groups mobilizing supporters to end the 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy

(NEW YORK) -- After the Department of Homeland Security reported 2,000 children had been separated from their families at the U.S. border, advocacy groups responded in force.

From class-action lawsuits to petitions, here are three advocacy... Read More

Experts say psychological impact of family separation on par with abuse

(NEW YORK) -- There’s a vivid term mental health experts use to describe the destruction of the love of life in another human being, especially in a child: It's called “soul murder.” It can happen as a result of physical abuse, they... Read More

Using Trump's term, Pentagon suspends plans for 'wargame' with South Korea

(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon has suspended planning for a major military exercise in August in South Korea as a direct result of President Donald Trump's pledge to stop "wargames" following the Singapore summit with North Korea's Kim Jon Un.
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All 5 first ladies speak out against family-separation immigration policy

(WASHINGTON) -- All five living first ladies have weighed in on the the Trump administration's immigration policy this week, an unusual move even as Melania Trump had her spokeswoman issue a statement on it.

The policy of separating childr... Read More