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“It takes time to build out of the depths of cruelty that the administration before us established,” DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said.
Before family separation became an official and controversial policy of the Trump administration, federal immigration agents separated “thousands” of migrant children from their parents.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A protest against U.S. immigration policy and recent deportations temporarily shut down a street in Ohio’s capital, resulting in 12 arrests. Protesters blocked the street across from City Hall in Columbus and around the corner from the Ohio Statehouse Monday morning by erecting three wooden poles in a tall tripod. The… Read More
Facing a court deadline to reunify separated families, the government says it needs more time to identify parents and reunite them with their children.
NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Two of the largest workplace immigration raids yet under the Trump administration, carried out just weeks apart in Ohio, have upended the lives of hundreds of children caught in the middle. Unlike the migrant children removed from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border, many of these young people were born in… Read More
At issue: How should cases proceed and what should happen to the more than 2,000 immigrant minors already detained in light of the president’s executive order?
The president ended a policy that sent children to government-run facilities away from their parents, but critics say he created new problems, and kids already held may be there indefinitely.