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Trump reportedly wanted to shut down the entire US-Mexico border, but his aides talked him out of it
President Donald Trump got so frustrated over immigration that he asked his staff to "close the whole thing," referring to the entire US-Mexico border, during a meeting in the Oval Office this summer, as The Washington Post reported Saturday.
The Trump administration wants the Pentagon to hold thousands of immigrant children on military bases
The Defense Department told lawmakers that the Department of Health and Human Services had inquired about housing unaccompanied minors at military facilities and that the Pentagon was reviewing the request.
Millions of Venezuelans have fled their homes, and it’s affecting the entire region — here’s where they’re going
Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have sought refuge in neighboring countries in recent months, and the communities receiving them have struggled to deal with the influx.
‘Where are the girls?’: Reporters press the Trump administration to release information and images of detained migrant girls and toddlers
Images of detained migrant children released by the government in recent days have not pictured girls or toddlers, prompted many on social media to ask: "Where are the girls?"
Trump’s aides are reportedly showing him photos of detained children smiling and playing video games
As images and audio of distressed migrant children detained on the border saturate the news media, President Donald Trump is reportedly being shown more positive images of the children separated from their parents under a new "zero tolerance" immigration policy implemented by his administration.
Prominent voices in the media are putting renewed pressure on Ivanka Trump, the president's top adviser and eldest daughter, to speak out against the administration's policy of separating children from their parents after being detained at the border.
Stephen Miller, the Trump aide behind the harshest immigration policies, is a descendent of asylum-seekers
White House senior adviser Stephen Miller has long been one of the driving forces behind President Donald Trump's harshest immigration policies, including the administration's "zero tolerance" policy that separates immigrant children from their families at the US-Mexico border.
At least 1,178 migrants have died worldwide in 2018 through May 28.
‘Different shades of utter resignation’: Venezuelans fleeing hardship at home are finding more struggles abroad
The exodus of Venezuelans from their home country has picked up amid deepening political and economic dysfunction, but those looking abroad are encountering a new set of hardships.
Colombian immigration officials say there are nearly 600,000 Venezuelans in the country — double the number six months ago.