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A four-year-old boy weeps in the arms of a family member as they are apprehended by border patrol agents near McAllen, Texas, on May 2, 2018.

The Trump administration just opened the door to the indefinite detention of migrant children

The administration's elimination of key protections for young migrants have led to concerns they could be detained for a prolonged period of time.
Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R) (R-NC) delivers remarks as ranking member Sen. Mark Warner (L) (D-VA) listens during a hearing of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee March 30, 2017 in Washington, DC.

The Senate Intelligence Committee just released the first volume of its final report on Russian interference in the 2016 US election

The Senate Intelligence Committee's document contains many redactions and focuses primarily on election security.
US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaking at the NAN Conference, April 5, 2019 in New York City.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports abolishing the Department of Homeland Security, calling it an ‘egregious’ mistake

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she supports dissolving DHS, which is under fire for detaining child migrants in harsh conditions.

Migrant detention centers in the US are under fire for their ‘horrifying’ conditions — and there’s at least one in every state...

Many of the facilities where Immigration and Customs Enforcement holds immigrants can be found in and around major cities. Texas has the most.
Overcrowding of families observed by OIG on June 10, 2019, at Border Patrol’s McAllen, TX, Station

Disturbing photos show ‘dangerous overcrowding’ at migrant detention facilities in Texas

Photos in a new report from the Department of Homeland Security watchdog show harsh living conditions for migrants at detention facilities in Texas.
Global Entry, a roughly 10-year-old program that allows pre-approved travelers to have expedited entry to the United States, now has about 5.4 million enrolled users.

A government investigation found that Homeland Security mistakenly admitted some ‘potentially high-risk’ travelers into the Global Entry p...

The agency's watchdog found vulnerabilities in the Global Entry program, which is designed to speed passengers through security checkpoints.
A migrant child from Central America waves out of a bus window as the vehicle heads to a newly established shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, on Dec. 1, 2018.

In the chaos to reunite migrant children with their families, 37 kids were left in vans for up to 39 hours, with Texas temperatures in the 90s

The incident occurred in the aftermath of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, which separated thousands of kids from their parents.

Stephen Miller tried to engineer another shakeup at Homeland Security just weeks after he urged Trump to fire Kirstjen Nielsen. The new acting secreta...

Trump officials reportedly described the dispute as a "power struggle" and an "immigration knife fight."

Hundreds of TSA agents will be sent to the border this summer to help immigration officials as the influx of migrants skyrockets to a 12-year high ...

The TSA doesn't initially plan to send workers from airport security checkpoints, CNN reports, but some areas could lose 10% of their staff.

2 key Homeland Security officials pushed back on a plan to arrest thousands of migrants in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles before they were pushed ...

Former DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's and head of ICE Ronald Vitiello's reason for pushing back was logistical, according to The Washington Post.