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Family separation worse than Japanese-American internment camps: Actor George Takei | ABC News
ABC News | June 20, 2018
“I cannot for a moment imagine what my childhood would have been like had I been thrown into a camp without my parents,” George Takei writes in an op-ed.
Congress wants to end practice of separating families but is divided on how to do it | ABC News
ABC News | June 19, 2018
Absent presidential action, lawmakers are largely united in finding some quick solution to stop families from being separated on the U.S. southern border.
Trump to discuss immigration strategy with House GOP amid family separation uproar | ABC News
ABC News | June 19, 2018
President Trump will meet with House Republicans at the Capitol Tuesday evening.
Advocacy groups mobilizing supporters to end the 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy | ABC News
ABC News | June 19, 2018
From class-action lawsuits to petitions, advocacy groups are ensuring their voice is heard.
Experts say psychological impact of family separation on par with abuse | ABC News
ABC News | June 19, 2018
The physical conditions in detention centers doesn't make it better, experts say
State Department trolled over 'traveling with kids' tips amid family separations | ABC News
ABC News | June 19, 2018
The State Department is trolled over the timing of an information Facebook live session offering parents advice on traveling with children, amid family separation uproar.
In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China | ABC News
ABC News | June 19, 2018
A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war
Bipartisan group of former US attorneys calls on Sessions to stop family separation | ABC News
ABC News | June 19, 2018
A bipartisan group of more than 75 former U.S. attorneys are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end family separation and the current immigration controversy.
Senate Republicans buck Trump and back bill to halt immigrant family separations | ABC News
ABC News | June 19, 2018
"I think we need to fix the problem," Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell said.
Members of Sessions' church accuse him of 'child abuse' on family separation | ABC News
ABC News | June 19, 2018
United Methodist Church members accuse Sessions of "child abuse, "immorality."
Major retailers say they'll phase out paint stripper with chemical linked to deaths | ABC News
ABC News | June 19, 2018
Three major retailers have announced that they will no longer sell paint strippers or other products with a chemical that has been linked to dozens of accidental deaths.
US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council | ABC News
ABC News | June 19, 2018
The US withdrew from the UN Human Rights Council after threatening to do so for more than a year.
Governors won't send Guard units to border if family separation continues | ABC News
ABC News | June 18, 2018
Three governors have moved to pull their states' resources from the border if the Trump administration continues its policy to separate children.
Separating families imperils immigrants, Republicans and Trump himself: COLUMN | ABC News
ABC News | June 18, 2018
President Trump and the White House have totally miscalculated the politics of separating immigrant families.
Supreme Court puts off weighing in on partisan gerrymandering | ABC News
ABC News | June 18, 2018
The cases deal with, gerrymandering, the method of drawing maps that some argue is politically motivated to give one party an advantage in elections.
Democrats push back on Trump claim blaming them for family separations | ABC News
ABC News | June 18, 2018
GOP senator on border separations: This is "not the right thing to be doing."
Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans | ABC News
ABC News | June 18, 2018
The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans
Billionaire Kochs won't back GOP nominee for Virginia Senate | ABC News
ABC News | June 18, 2018
A tea party group backed by billionaire conservatives plans to sit out the U.S. Senate race in Virginia
The Note: Nothing ‘simple’ about crisis stemming from separating migrant families | ABC News
ABC News | June 18, 2018
There’s nothing simple or self-explanatory about the growing crisis surrounding the separation of children from parents apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border.
President Trump lashes out on Twitter over immigration amid backlash | ABC News
ABC News | June 18, 2018
“Crime in Germany is way up,” the president tweeted while warning that migrants have “so strongly and violently changed their culture!”
A conservative Republican senator calls for action on 'acute' LGBTQ suicide crisis | ABC News
ABC News | June 18, 2018
Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, who dedicated his Senate speech to his "young friends in the LGBT community," called for action on high suicide rates.
The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel' | ABC News
ABC News | June 18, 2018
Former first lady Laura Bush says the policy of separating immigrant parents and children along the nation's southern border is "cruel," "immoral" and "it breaks my heart."
Trump directs creation of 'space force' as sixth branch of military | ABC News
ABC News | June 18, 2018
President Donald Trump announced Monday that he has ordered the creation of a new military branch, the "Space Force."
All 5 first ladies speak out against family-separation immigration policy | ABC News
ABC News | June 18, 2018
All five living first ladies called for immigration reform to stop family separation this week, with even Melania Trump speaking out on the issue.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on FBI, phantom law on migrant kids | ABC News
ABC News | June 17, 2018
AP FACT CHECK: Trump assails Democrats for a law on immigrant children that doesn't exist and claims vindication in a Justice Department report that actually offers him none
AP FACT CHECK: Trump assails Dems for his own migrant policy | ABC News
ABC News | June 17, 2018
AP FACT CHECK: Trump persists in blaming Democrats for family breakups at border, a consequence of his own policy
DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale | ABC News
ABC News | June 17, 2018
A series of public scandals, including one about rigged graduation rates, has damaged the reputation of the school system in the nation's capital, and it was just a year ago that the system's turnaround was held up as a point of pride.
Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum | ABC News
ABC News | June 17, 2018
Several asylum-seekers interviewed by The Associated Press in Mexico plan to press on with their efforts to enter the U.S. in spite of a new rule
Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe | ABC News
ABC News | June 17, 2018
Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished
Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy | ABC News
ABC News | June 17, 2018
A top White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. But it's the administration that's put in place and could end the policy.
Midterm elections are an 'up or down vote' on impeaching Trump, says Bannon | ABC News
ABC News | June 17, 2018
In an exclusive interview with ABC News' Jonathan Karl, the former White House chief strategist stressed the importance of President Trump in the upcoming midterms.
MLK 'would be proud' of what Trump has done for blacks, Hispanics: Bannon | ABC News
ABC News | June 17, 2018
The former WH chief strategist said illegal immigration most hurts these groups.
No need to justify separating kids, parents at border, 'it's zero tolerance’: Bannon | ABC News
ABC News | June 17, 2018
The former White House chief strategist said Trump is "enforcing the law."
Trump taps Kathy Kraninger to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau | ABC News
ABC News | June 17, 2018
President Donald Trump plans to nominate Kathy Kraninger to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to the White House.
Harvard accused of racial discrimination in admitting Asian-American students | ABC News
ABC News | June 16, 2018
Students for Fair Admissions claims Asian-American applicants were not admitted to Harvard because of low “personality” ratings, despite having high test scores.
Trump searches for credit on North Korea nuclear deal | ABC News
ABC News | June 16, 2018
President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board.
Black religious leaders criticize Sessions' use of scripture | ABC News
ABC News | June 16, 2018
Revs. Jesse Jackson, William Barber and other black clergy condemn Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he uses biblical scripture to justify separating immigrant families
Despite cancer, McCain's maverick ways press on in tweets | ABC News
ABC News | June 16, 2018
Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis
Bernie Sanders declining to help son in race fits pattern | ABC News
ABC News | June 16, 2018
Bernie Sanders' son is one of the 11 candidates seeking the Democratic nomination to run for Congress from New Hampshire, but Levi Sanders is not getting the support of his famous father
FBI has obtained encrypted messages from Michael Cohen’s phones: Prosecutors | ABC News
ABC News | June 16, 2018
Federal prosecutors in New York have introduced a new element in the case surrounding President Trump’s personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen — encrypted messages.