Democrats dismiss the president's plan to end the shutdown as a "non-starter" while conservative firebrand Ann Coulter labels it "amnesty."
The move—on Day 28 of the closure—is Trump's first major overture since Jan. 8.
The nation's new president slashes taxes to try to stoke wage and job growth, making a commitment to the area despite U.S. threats.
Issues include outdated facilities that aren't set up to handle the increase in family migrants and a clogged immigration court system.
It is the starkest admission yet by the president's inner circle that his signature campaign pledge would not be fulfilled.
The president's televised talk with Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi devolves over border wall funding and shows a glimpse of divided future.
The 19-year-old mother, an asylum seeker who had entered the United States illegally, was under arrest when she went into labor.
The stream of migrants crossing the Mexican border these days includes many who come from the other side of the world.
Additional travelers join a throng of Central Americans overnight, overwhelming Mexican government attempts to stop them at the border.
As some 3,000 Hondurans make their way through Guatemala, President Trump threatens to close the U.S.-Mexico border if authorities in Mexico fail to stop them.