Health and Human Services grants for shelters, foster care and other child welfare services for detained unaccompanied and separated children soared from $74.5 million in 2007 to $958 million in 2017.
The administration's failed attempt to detain migrant families together indefinitely runs into a formidable obstacle in Judge Dolly Gee, the daughter of immigrants.
California will institute the hearings, which critics call assembly-line justice, to reduce the strain on federal courts caused by the administration's zero tolerance policy.
We have not seen such overt racism from a president since Woodrow Wilson.
At a time of summer picnics and other family outings, let's remember that much of the bounty enjoyed at those gatherings will have been harvested by immigrant hands. And let's not forget that other families have been torn apart and jailed.
Thanks to a series of policy changes, children's chances of finding asylum in the U.S. are slimmer than ever.
I'm still working through everything I saw, but I wanted you to know the full story. The fight for children and families separated at the border isn't over—not by a long shot.
The weeping toddlers, breast-deprived infants and distressed teens are just the most recent signs of the Trump administration’s war against decency, compassion and justice.