US Customs And Border Protection Chief To Resign Over Treatment Of Immigrant ChildrenJohn Sanders is resigning from his role as the top immigration enforcement official amid renewed scrutiny over the treatment of young migrants in U.S. custody at detention centers.
Feds Holding 12,800 Migrant Children In Detention Centers, Report SaysThe number of detained migrant children has exploded in the past year.
Trump Administration: Family Reunification For 2,500 Immigrant Children UnderwayThe administration said it has identified 2,551 children ages 5 to 17 who will be reunited with their families beginning this weekend.
Border Patrol: Family, Kid Arrests At Border Soar 52 PercentThe U.S. Border Patrol arrested nearly 10,000 unaccompanied immigrant children and families caught illegally crossing the border with Mexico in August, a 52 percent jump from August 2014, according to statistics published by the agency Monday afternoon.
Obama Approves $4M To Fund Lawyers For Immigrant Children In Deportation ProceedingsThe Obama administration is spending $4 million on lawyers for unaccompanied immigrant children in deportation proceedings, a move an influential Republican lawmaker says is illegal and will fuel an increase in illegal immigration.