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Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 02:17 PM EDT

Gov. Raimondo Will Not Send National Guard to Border

Gov. Raimondo Will Not Send National Guard to Border

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announces that she would not send the state's National Guard units to U.S.-Mexico border.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 12:19 PM EDT

Ex-ICE Director: Some Migrant Family Separations Are Permanent

Ex-ICE Director: Some Migrant Family Separations Are Permanent

Migrant parents separated from their children at the border are sometimes unable to relocate their child and remain permanently separated, a former head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told NBC News....

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With Eyes on Midterms, Trump Embraces Immigration Fight

With Eyes on Midterms, Trump Embraces Immigration Fight

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...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 11:37 AM EDT

Healey, 20 Other AGs Call on Trump to End Border Separations

Healey, 20 Other AGs Call on Trump to End Border Separations

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and 20 other Democratic attorneys general are calling on President Donald Trump's administration to end the practice of separating children from their families at the...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 05:41 PM EDT

Border Separations Ripple Through Midterm Campaigns

Border Separations Ripple Through Midterm Campaigns

Wrenching scenes of migrant children being separated from their parents at the southern border are roiling campaigns ahead of midterm elections, emboldening Democrats on the often-fraught issue of immigration...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 09:55 AM EDT

FBI: Agency Won't Repeat Clinton Email Probe Mistakes

FBI: Agency Won't Repeat Clinton Email Probe Mistakes

United States senators grilled FBI Director Christopher Wray on Capitol Hill, questioning the findings from the Justice Department inspector general's scathing report on the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 06:45 AM EDT

Kansas' Voter Citizenship Law Is Ruled Unconstitutional

Kansas' Voter Citizenship Law Is Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implicatio...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 05:01 AM EDT

Trump Admin. Discussed Separating Moms, Kids in Feb. 2017

Trump Admin. Discussed Separating Moms, Kids in Feb. 2017

The Department of Homeland Security was discussing separating migrant children from their mothers in the earliest days of the Trump administration, NBC News reported. Obtained by MSNBC, notes from a closed-door...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 02:10 PM EDT

'Papá!' Audio of Migrant Children at Border Stokes Rage

'Papá!' Audio of Migrant Children at Border Stokes Rage

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage Monday in the growing...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 08:03 AM EDT

Trump Defiant Despite Rising Outrage Over Border Separations

Trump Defiant Despite Rising Outrage Over Border Separations

An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration's border-protection policies in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents....

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