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  • Democrats to Homeland Security: Free migrant families from 'jail-like' sites

    Democrats to Homeland Security: Free migrant families from 'jail-like' sites
    A majority of House Democrats on Wednesday sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson demanding an end to family detention of immigrants.
  • House Democrats call for end to immigrant family detention

    House Democrats call for end to immigrant family detention
    Two House Democrats from California called for the Department of Homeland Security to end its practice of holding families seeking asylum in jail-like detention centers while they wait for their cases to play out. Rep. Zoe Lofgren of San Jose said...

    U.S. is wrong to detain asylum seekers at border

    U.S. is wrong to detain asylum seekers at border
    Faced last summer with a new wave of Central American mothers and their children illegally entering the U.S. from Mexico, the Department of Homeland Security came up with a new immigration enforcement strategy designed, in part, to deter others from...

    Border agency removes its own chief of internal affairs

    Border agency removes its own chief of internal affairs
    The head of internal affairs for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the federal government's largest law enforcement workforce, was removed from his post Monday amid criticism that he failed to investigate hundreds of allegations of inappropriate use...

    U.S. to close three interim shelters housing migrant children: reports

    U.S. to close three interim shelters housing migrant children: reports
    Three interim shelters that have housed thousands of children who have come unaccompanied to the United States from Central America will close within weeks, leading U.S. newspapers reported  Monday. More than 7,700 children have been sheltered in...