Pence tour of migrant center shows men crowded in cages

World / Politics Jul 13, 2019

Pence tour of migrant center shows men crowded in cages

Vice President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots. Some of the men said they were hungry and had been held there for 40 days ...

Trump says nationwide immigration arrests to begin Sunday

World Jul 13, 2019

Trump says nationwide immigration arrests to begin Sunday

The head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement said efforts to deport families with orders to leave the country will continue after an upcoming national sweep that President Donald Trump said would start Sunday. Matthew Albence, the agency's acting director, said targets were on an "accelerated ...

New holding center for migrant children opens in Texas

World / Social Issues Jul 11, 2019

New holding center for migrant children opens in Texas

A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations, where complaints of overcrowding and filthy conditions have sparked a worldwide outcry. Inside the wire ...