A new report reveals disorganization and a lack of communication between the government agencies responsible for apprehending undocumented migrants and caring for migrant children separated from their families.
Unprepared for the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy, overwhelmed border officials illegally detained children in unfit facilities, among other failures.
A redacted memo released on Tuesday outlines the administration's "zero-tolerance" policy, which ensured that every adult apprehended crossing the border would be detained and prosecuted.
High-ranking officials said on Tuesday that they did not feel qualified to speak on the growing mountain of warnings that detention could be permanently harming children.
The consequences of family separation will likely be lifelong. What we are seeing now is only the beginning.
Most likely, a federal judge will just extend the deadline.
The Trump administration said on Tuesday that it will release reunited migrant families with ankle bracelet monitoring, backing off from efforts to detain them indefinitely.
As Rudy Giuliani’s old police commissioner William Bratton returns to New York City, new research still fuels a debate over their pet policy.