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.
Former State Department officials say they will be listening for clarity on pressing foreign policy issues — including the war in Syria and the North Korea negotiations — but also want to know if he can restore the agency’s morale.
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump replaced US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo. In his new pick for secretary, Trump someone who agrees with him on major foreign policy issues.
The White House’s immigration policy targets people in the criminal justice system — whether or not they are convicted of crimes — and will likely most affect refugees and immigrants from Muslim-majority countries. Many of the members of African Communities Together are part of all of those groups.
President Donald Trump emphasized the importance of supporting the victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants in his address to Congress. Yet many immigrants feel his agenda unfairly portrays them as security threats.