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Maria Meza (C), the 40-year-old migrant woman from Honduras, runs away from tear gas with her 5-year-old twin daughters Saira Mejia Meza and Cheili Mejia Meza in front of the border wall between the US and Mexico in Tijuana on November 25, 2018.

Democratic congresswoman tears into Kirstjen Nielsen over the Trump administration’s treatment of migrants: ‘Either you’re lying ...

Rep. Nanette Barragán asked whether DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was familiar with asylum law, and accused DHS of failing to follow the law.

‘Does it differ from the cages you put your dogs in?’: Democrats lambaste Kirstjen Nielsen over whether migrant children are still held in...

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified about border security, but much of the proceedings were devoted to the family separations.

A bipartisan group of senators want the Trump administration to deal another blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei

The senators are citing the US energy infrastructure's vulnerability to cyberattacks.
A boy and father from Honduras are taken into custody by US Border Patrol agents near the US-Mexico Border before they were sent to a center for possible separation in June.

A Democratic senator is asking the FBI to investigate Kirstjen Nielsen, accusing her of committing perjury in sworn testimony about the family separat...

Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon released documents that he said show Nielsen lied to Congress about the Trump administration's family separations.

Pelosi backtracks on the reasoning for her letter asking Trump to delay State of the Union

"Let’s pay the employees. Maybe he thinks it’s okay not to pay people who do work," Pelosi said. "I don’t and my caucus doesn’t either."

Nielsen says US Secret Service ‘fully prepared’ for State of Union security after Pelosi letter

Homeland Security Chief Kirstjen Nielsen seemed to reject a call from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to postpone the annual State of the Union address.
U.S. Border Patrol agents take Central American asylum seekers into custody on June 12, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. The immigrant families were then sent to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center for possible separation.

A pediatrician explains how migrant children can grow severely ill in Border Patrol custody before anyone notices — and what the agency needs to...

A pediatric doctor with 29 years of experience says it's no surprise that Border Patrol agents didn't immediately recognize the children's symptoms.

The Trump administration keeps getting called out for misleadingly linking migrants at the US-Mexico border with terrorism

The Trump administration has sparked backlash over several false or misleading statements connecting migrants at the US-Mexico border with terror.
Jakelin, the 7-year-old girl who died in US custody after crossing illegally from Mexico in December.

‘We’ve seen this coming’: Why migrant children are dying in Border Patrol custody

The deaths of two migrant children in Border Patrol custody this month triggered an uproar over the government's practice of detaining young kids.

Outgoing chief of staff John Kelly blamed Jeff Sessions for family separation policy in new interview

Outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly blamed former Attorney General Jeff Sessions for the separation of hundreds of migrant children from their families.