“I’ll be the happiest woman in the world,” said Jimena’s mother, Cindy Madrid, as she prepared for the moment. “It’s been very painful to be apart.”
Juxtapose the outpouring of compassion for 12 young Thai soccer players with the catastrophe that millions of children face in Yemen and the U.S. debacle of forced separation of migrant families.
The administration's use of DNA testing to match migrant children separated from their parents is justifiable as a last resort, medical experts say, but raises a host of ethical problems.
Nothing Donald Trump does should distract journalists from staying focused on the plight of families the U.S. has separated for the crime of being poor and nonwhite.
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.
Parents held in immigration detention without their kids say the phones barely work and they still don’t know when they will see their children again.
The decline could reflect seasonal trends or it could signal that President Trump's "zero-tolerance" policy to criminally prosecute every adult who enters the country illegally is having a deterrent effect.
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.
Federal authorities are still working on a plan to reunite an estimated 1,800 children with their parents after they were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.