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New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border, but with parents 20.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the Trump administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with the focus shifting on a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with their parents.
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Questions surround immigration tactics 19.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Does separating parents and children function as a deterrent?
Congressional Republicans race to minimize damage from Trump family separation policy 19.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
President Trump is meeting with House Republicans to discuss immigration votes later this week. But GOP lawmakers are facing increasing pressure to end the Administration's family separation policy.
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Trump defiant as crisis grows over family separation at the border 19.6.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant families at the border and detain children apart from their parents spiraled into a humanitarian and political crisis Monday as the White House struggled to contain the growing public outcry.
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Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy 19.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Trump to discuss legislation.
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What’s on MPR News? 6/19/18 19.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.
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Diana DeGette may visit Texas border this week amid fight over separation of immigrant children from their families 19.6.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette said Monday that she plans to visit an immigration processing center in McAllen, Texas, this week amid growing opposition to a Trump administration policy that separates migrant children from their parents. The trip by the Denver Democrat to the McAllen center is the most high-profile response among Colorado’s congressional delegation to the ongoing debate over the administration’s crackdown on immigrant families who are apprehended while trying to illegally enter the United States.
White House insists Democrats to blame for family separations, even as some in GOP urge Trump to reverse course 19.6.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
President Donald Trump doubled down Monday on his false insistence that Democrats are to blame for the administration's forced separation of migrant children from their families at the border, even as a growing number of Republicans urged him to reverse course.
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House GOP immigration bill would modify -- but not end -- child detentions 19.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Under the legislation, children would be held in the same place as their parents if the parents are detained. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., says he'd back a compromise bill.
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Defiant Homeland Security secretary defends family separations 18.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen went before reporters at the White House to defend the controversial practice, as more Republicans joined Democrats in criticizing the administration.
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Hickenlooper signs executive action barring Colorado resources from being used to separate immigrant families 18.6.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday took executive action barring any state resources from being used toward the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrants illegally crossing the bordering to the U.S. from their children.
Trump blasts Germany while making case for U.S. immigration policy 18.6.2018 Hindu: Health
U.S. President Donald Trump blamed migrants in Europe for violently changing the culture and for what he inaccurately described as a rise in crime in
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Democrats intensify fight for immigrant children — and bludgeon Trump and Republicans ahead of midterms 18.6.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Democrats expanded their campaign Sunday to spotlight the Trump administration's forced separation of migrant children from their families at the U.S. border, trying to compel a change of policy and gain political advantage five months before midterm elections.
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Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans 18.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Former first lady Laura Bush called the policy "cruel" and "immoral" while GOP Sen. Susan Collins expressed concern about it and a former adviser to President Trump said he thought the issue was going to hurt the president at some point. Religious groups, including some conservative ones, are protesting.
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Melania Trump ‘hates’ to see families separated at border 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Mr. Trump said on Friday, “I hate the children being taken away,” but he also falsely blamed Democrats for a law requiring it.
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Trump's decision to separate families heats up immigration debate 17.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
House Democrats converged on an immigration detention facility in New Jersey on Sunday, as the Trump administration continued to shift blame for the growing controversy.
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How to Stop Child Separation? Stop Sending Their Parents to Prison. 17.6.2018 Truthout.com
Immigrant parents are facing decades in prison for simply migrating.

The post How to Stop Child Separation? Stop Sending Their Parents to Prison. appeared first on Truthout.

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Trump says he won't sign 'moderate' GOP immigration bill 15.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
President Donald Trump said Friday he would not sign a "moderate" immigration bill being finalized by House Republicans, igniting confusion on Capitol Hill over a GOP bill that Trump's allies believed had his support.
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Jeff Sessions points to the Bible in defense of separating immigrant families 15.6.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Attorney General Jeff Sessions used a Bible verse on Thursday to defend his department's policy of prosecuting everyone who crosses the border from Mexico, suggesting that God supports the government in separating immigrant parents from their children.
Paul Ryan not comfortable with Trump administration policy of separating parents, kids at border 15.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children and parents at the southern border, as House Republicans, under increasing pressure to address the humanitarian crisis, raced to finish a new immigration bill.
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