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Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, U.S., May 15, 2019.

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

The deaths of migrant children in Border Patrol custody since December have triggered an uproar over the government's practice of detaining kids.

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.
Migrants arrive at an Annunciation House facility to be cared for after being released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on January 14, 2019 in El Paso, Texas.

The number of migrants apprehended at the US-Mexico border just keeps going up

The number of people apprehended crossing the US-Mexico border in April topped 100,000 for the second month in a row, the highest point since 2007.

Former Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen was worried about Russia meddling in the 2020 election, but was reportedly warned not to bring the iss...

One senior administration official told The New York Times Mulvaney said it "wasn't a great subject and should be kept below [Trump's] level."

John Kelly reportedly described Department of Homeland Security as a ‘mess’

John Kelly, who led the DHS prior to becoming Trump's chief of staff, reportedly complained about the department's state when he was in both roles.

Some Homeland Security officials are shaken by Trump’s purge and pointing out their new office is built at a former government mental hospital

The construction of the 4.5 million square-feet building was reportedly delayed for over a decade, but will be ready to house employees this month.
U.S. President Trump welcomes South Korea’s President Moon to the White House in Washington

US mayors call Trump’s bluff on sending detained migrants to sanctuary cities

"Like so many issues we are forced to talk about during this presidency, this isn't a real idea or a real proposal, it's just another scare tactic."
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan speaks about the impact of the dramatic increase in illegal crossings that continue to occur along the Southwest during a news conference, in El Paso

Trump reportedly told his border chief to close the border and block migrants from entering the US — and that if he went to jail, he’d par...

CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan is now the acting Homeland Security secretary after Kirstjen Nielsen resigned under pressure on Sunday.
Nancy Pelosi.

Nancy Pelosi calls Trump’s Homeland Security purge a ‘downward spiral of indecency’ as more officials are given the boot

"What is happening on our border is something that is so contrary to the values of our country," Pelosi said.

Trump is booting out anyone who tells him his immigration ideas are illegal. Experts are worried about what will happen next.

Experts say whoever replaces DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will face pressure to enact illegal policies, and that the courts will strike them down.