A court ordered the government to reunite families within one month, or 14 days for cases involving children under 5. But with parents and children split and put on different, complex tracks, that might prove challenging.
A pregnant woman from Honduras and her young daughter broke away from a caravan and crossed the Rio Grande to get to the US. Had she done so just a few weeks later, she would have been arrested and separated from her child under a new DHS policy.
Immigration officials are halting publishing a weekly report that names cities that don’t comply with requests to hold people beyond their release dates. They had published three reports — all with significant errors.
A Boston court was one of the first to restrict the ability of DHS to implement Donald Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees. On Friday, the order lapsed — but soon after another, more far-reaching order was put in place.
The executive order that President Donald Trump signed on Friday directed federal agents to deport refugees and anyone arriving from seven majority-Muslim countries, leaving in limbo people in transit when he signed the order. On Saturday, a judge issued an emergency injunction blocking the order.
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