In an effort to end what has become a major crisis for his administration, the president signs an executive order ceasing family separations at the border.Dramatic reversal »
President Donald Trump has signed off on a plan presented by Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen that would stop Trump’s own policy of separating migrant parents from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border. BREAKING: Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border, says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue. “We all very much have the same views, we want to keep families together,” Trump said later Wednesday during a meeting with Republican lawmakers.
More than 600 clergy and lay members of the United Methodist Church have signed a letter bringing church charges against fellow member Attorney General Jeff Sessions for the zero tolerance immigration policy that has resulted in the separation of undocumented children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. “As members of the United Methodist Church, we deeply hope for a reconciling process that will help this long-time member of our connection step back from his harmful actions and work to repair the damage he is currently causing to immigrants, particularly children and families,” the letter states. In May, Sessions announced that the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security are aiming to prosecute 100 percent of cases of illegal border crossings, regardless of whether those involved are fleeing persecution or traveling with children.
Lawrence talks with Ofelia de los Santos, Jonathan Ryan, and Efren Olivares, who work on the border and share what they know about the babies and children who have been separated from their families under Trump’s zero tolerance policy.
President Trump’s controversial child separation policy is being carried out with the help of private businesses who have received millions of dollars in government contracts to help run the shelters where young migrants are being held away from their parents. The government has released few photos of the shelters where the children are being detained and at times declined to allow media and even elected officials access to the facilities.
Several major airlines have asked the government to stop using their flights to transport children who have been separated from their families under the Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy. American Airlines issued a statement on Wednesday after multiple employees shared stories of distraught children they believed were undocumented. One American Airlines crew member, Ian Funderberg, said he saw eight boys he believed had been separated from their families on a flight from Dallas to Miami.
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The Trump administration now says it’s ready to impose tariffs on up to $450 billion dollars worth of goods from China —which could increase the price you pay on everything from electronics to clothing.
It was the traffic stop of Trooper Michael Patterson's career when he pulled over retired police officer Matthew Bailly for having tinted windows. Inside Edition’s cameras were rolling as Bailly later reunited with Patterson’s mother, who was in labor as Bailly responded to her home nearly 30 years ago.
As President Trump ramped up his attacks on illegal immigrants who “infest” America, two new polls showed overwhelming opposition to the administration’s policy of separating children from parents who illegally bring them across the border. According to a Quinnipiac University survey released on Monday, 66 percent of American voters oppose the “zero tolerance” policy, enacted in April, that has resulted in more than 2,000 children being separated from their families. People taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the U.S., sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday.
Manafort was jailed last week after authorities arraigned him on a new charge of witness tampering. Prior to his federal hearing on Friday, in which a judge ordered him jailed, Manafort was under house arrest. “We apologize to our viewers and to Mr. Manafort,” the statement read.
A gunman crashed into a vehicle outside a Walmart store on Tuesday morning, opening fire and killing two women before taking his own life, authorities said. Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock said as an investigation unfolded that it appeared the shooter purposely rammed a car into another vehicle in the store parking lot before he opened fire. Two women inside the vehicle were fatally wounded, he said, adding the gunman then turned the weapon on himself.
About a year ago, 2005-2006 Ford GT designer Camilo Pardo decided it was time to part with his one-of-one "Solar 7" 2005 Ford GT, and sold it on the Petrolicious Marketplace. Solar 7 just popped up for sale on eBay Motors with an asking price of just under $450,000 via a place called Area 51 Motorsports in Beaumont, Texas. The last-gen Ford GT is an appreciating asset, after all, and this one is arguably the most famous example out there.
"The president says we need to act, the Democrats say we need to act, we say we need to act," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.
The mystery of a seemingly bizarre “wolf-like” creature that was shot and killed in Montana last month has been solved: The animal was a wolf all along. In May, a rancher shot and killed the wolf on his property near the Montana town of Denton. Officials sent the carcass for further inspection to a lab in Bozeman, Montana.
A bipartisan group of former U.S. attorneys has penned an open letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, calling on him to end the Trump administration’s highly controversial family separation policy at the border. The 75 former U.S. attorneys condemned the zero tolerance policy, announced by Sessions in May, under which children are put into shelters while parents facing prosecution for illegally crossing the border into the United States are jailed.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Several dozen rockets and mortar bombs launched at Israel by Palestinians in Gaza, and Israeli air strikes on the enclave's dominant Hamas militant group, raised the heat along the border on Wednesday. "I don't intend to detail the actions we plan on Gaza," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a speech to graduating military officers that was aired on national radio.
A 4-year-old boy whose body washed up on a Texas beach in October finally has a name, and his mother has been arrested, authorities announced Wednesday. The child, known only as "Little Jacob" was found on the Galveston shoreline. Police and FBI agents worked relentlessly to identify the boy and his family members.
While Republican lawmakers are panicked over the fallout, President Trump doubled down on the “zero tolerance” policy in a speech on Tuesday.
The school board in Richmond, Virginia, on Monday night voted to rename an elementary school for former President Barack Obama. J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School, named after a Confederate general, will become Barack Obama Elementary School. The decision means that Richmond, the former capital of the Confederate States of America, will soon have a school honoring America’s first black president.
Huy Chi Tran was awaiting deportation at an immigrant detention center in Arizona when he was found unresponsive. Initially rushed to a medical center, the 47-year-old Vietnamese man died after being hospitalized for a week. The cause of Tran's death last week remains under investigation, but his case brings new attention to conditions for immigrants jailed in the United States as the Trump administration moves to detain more, including children separated from their parents under a new "zero tolerance" policy.
Queen Maxima of the Netherlands is speaking out for the first time about her sister’s suicide. The queen, 47, returned to her royal duties on Tuesday after she took time off following her sister Inés Zorreguieta’s June 6 death. “My dear, gifted little sister Inés was sick too.
Perhaps you’ve heard about the ketogenic diet from the newest cookbook table at your local bookstore, or maybe you saw the recently released Netflix documentary “The Magic Pill” profiling the diet. It’s also possible you’ve been following @KetoGuido (yes, it’s that Vinny from “Jersey Shore”) on Instagram.
As the debate over whether migrant children should be taken from their parents at the border came to a head Monday, top Trump administration officials were pleading with law enforcement officers to hop on the anti-immigration train. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen were standing before the National Sheriffs’ Association conference here, demanding that peace officers stop listening to the press and start getting stricter on illegal immigration.