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  • Associated Press

    Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

    DULUTH, Minn. (June 20, 2018) — Hours after reversing himself to end the forced separations of migrant families, President Donald Trump returned to the warm embrace of his supporters at a raucous rally to defend his hard-line immigration policies while unleashing a torrent of grievances about the media and those investigating him.

  • Associated Press

    Trump signs order to keep families together after crossing border

    WASHINGTON (June 20, 2018) - President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep families together at the southern border, saying at the White House that he doesn’t like the sight of children being separated from their families.

  • Associated Press

    Trump says he'll be 'signing something' on detained children

    WASHINGTON (June 20, 2018) - President Donald Trump said he would be signing an executive order later Wednesday that would end the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the border illegally. UPDATE: The president has signed the executive order ...

  • Associated Press

    Homeland Security drafts plan to end family separation

    WASHINGTON (June 20, 2018) - Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct her department to keep families together in detention after they are detained crossing the border illegally, according to two people familiar with her thinking. They spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the effort before its official announcement.

  • Associated Press

    Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2018) — The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.

  • Associated Press

    With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2018) — Calling the shots as his West Wing clears out, President Donald Trump sees his hard-line immigration stance as a winning issue heading into a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies.

  • Associated Press

    Trump, GOP leaders strain for migrant-kids solution

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2018) — Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump searched Tuesday evening for a way to end the administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with their focus shifting to a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with their parents.

  • Associated Press

    New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border - but with parents

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2019) — Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the Trump administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with the focus shifting on a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with their parents.

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