Short-term holding tanks marked by poor food and unsanitary conditions as immigrants are imprisoned for weeks longer than they should be.
Americans have long provided migrants with food and water. Why are we now treating that like a crime?
Plus: Protests against prostitution-loitering laws in NYC, Denver mushroom measure passes, misinformation about Section 230, and more...
Closing the border would be a "profit-making operation," says Trump. That's not how any of this works.
A real American genius Joe is not.
We don't even know exactly how many.
An immigration primer about the figures that matter. And the ones that Trump makes up.
John Kelly Blames Jeff Sessions for Family Separations That Kelly Touted As a Deterrent to Illegal Immigration
Kelly was talking about seizing children as a way of discouraging unauthorized border crossing a year before Sessions announced "zero tolerance."
The agency has announced new policies in response.
"Our Border Patrol stations were built decades ago to handle mostly male single adults in custody, not families and children."
His homeland security secretary says that rationale for family separation is "offensive."
This is what happens when "zero tolerance" meets the limitations of government resources.
"They just want a better life. I think most people in their shoes would do the same. And I stopped being able to reconcile that."
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar feels aggreived at how fast he's being ordered to comply with the court order to reunite captive immigrant children with parents.
He seems to be backing away from criminally prosecuting all unauthorized border crosses
Zero tolerance enforcement against illegal border crossings turns Wal-Marts into essentially jails for kids.
Ripping kids from migrant parents is both lawless and cruel.
The president hopes that forcibly separating parents from their kids will deter illegal entry.
Conservatives Are Weeping Over the Plight of Britain's Baby Alfie. But Where Are Their Tears For Border Families Being Torn Apart by the Trump Administration?
Does their commitment to family values stop at the Rio Grande's edge?
The wall might turn out "big" and "beautiful." But how much will it cost, and what will it do?