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Melania Trump calls on ‘both sides' to end family separation in rare public intervention

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WASHINGTON - Melania Trump urged “both sides of the aisle” on Sunday to come together to stop federal authorities from separating children from their parents when apprehended at the border, a rare public intervention in an issue that has generated enormous criticism of her husband.
In a statement issued by her office, the first lady expressed empathy for affected families, saying the country should be governed “with a heart,” but did not directly take issue with President Donald Trump's policy. Instead, by saying that “both sides” needed to agree, she adopted his argument that the...
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Protections for immigrants erode under Trump since inaugural

Protections for immigrants erode under Trump since inaugural

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The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant parents from their children on the U.S.-Mexico border has grabbed attention around the world, drawn scorn from human-rights organizations and overtaken the immigration debate in Congress. It's also a situation that has been brewing since the week President Donald Trump took office, when he issued his first order signaling a tougher approach to asylum-seekers. Since then, the administration has been steadily eroding protections for immigrant children and families.
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Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy joins immigration protest in Texas

Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy joins immigration protest in Texas

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U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy has participated in a march in Texas to protest the Trump administration policy of separating children from their parents as families arrive at the nation's southern border.
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Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

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Nearly 2,000 children have been taken from their parents since the Trump administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy against people entering the U.S. without legal permission.
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Meet Stephen Miller, the 32-year-old White House adviser who convinced Trump to start separating migrant children from their parents at the border

Meet Stephen Miller, the 32-year-old White House adviser who convinced Trump to start separating migrant children from their parents at the border

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White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller has been identified as the driving force behind the Trump administration's " zero tolerance " policy that separates immigrant children from their families at the US-Mexico border.
At 32 years old, he has been a rising star on the far right for years, often making headlines because of his polarizing demeanor and statements long before The New York Times reported June 16 that he was the origin of the controversial policy.
Miller's stature in Washington, DC, politics has grown as he emerged as a key player in talks to end the government...
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