Darwin Mejia, 7, saw his mother for the first time early Friday, reuniting with Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport after they were separated at the border by U.S. agents.
A Texas Sheriff prohibited his deputies from off-duty work at the newly constructed child-holding facility at the Tornillo Port of Entry where minors crossing the border without proper papers have been housed after being separated from adults.
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Cars wait to enter Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, in 2014. The U.S. Army Base is one of four that likely will be tasked with housing immigrant children following a request Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services.
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Watched by Vice President Pence, President Trump on Wednesday shows an executive order on immigration aimed at putting an end to the controversial separation of migrant families at the border.
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Tereza Lee is the original "Dreamer" whose case inspired the first attempt in 2001 to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as minors.
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First lady Melania Trump sits on a couch surrounded by reporters as she participates in a meeting with President Trump, Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia in the Oval Office on Tuesday.
Special agents with Homeland Security Investigations, the investigative arm of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, lead a man away from Fresh Mark in Salem, Ohio, on Tuesday. The mass arrests were the result of the second such large-scale raid this month.
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