(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to approve a psychologist for a new round of exams on migrant parents whose children were separated from them by the Trump administration. The government's request, filed last week, is part of an ongoing lawsuit... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Leticia works at a bakery helping to prepare the pastries that hungry New Yorkers order with their coffee in the morning. At first glance, she's like any other person in the city. But in 2017, she fled Guatemala with her son... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Wednesday denied reports that his administration was planning to pay migrant family members separated by the Trump administration up to $450,000 per person. "That's not going to happen," Biden said in response to a question about the plans at... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is considering making settlement payments to migrants who were separated from their children during the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance policy," according to two people familiar with the planning. Enacted in April of 2018, the policy that led to family separation drew widespread condemnation for removing children... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- "I'm in danger," the daughter cried to her father from thousands of miles away in Afghanistan. "We cannot go outside with friends. Before, we were going outside to restaurants, shopping, but now we are like prisoners in our own home," she said, her... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- The city of Philadelphia has agreed to pay $2 million to Rickia Young, who was pulled from her vehicle, beaten by police and separated from her 2-year-old son in October 2020, according to the mayor's office. "She's still dealing with the trauma, even... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration has determined that more than 3,900 children were separated from their families along the Southwest border after the Trump administration launched its controversial "zero-tolerance policy," and -- while several hundred children were returned to their home countries -- fewer... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sandra Ortiz hugged her son Bryan for the first time in nearly four years on Tuesday. The reunion came at the very same port of entry, San Ysidro, where she was deported and separated from her son. Later that night, Mabel, a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Four families separated under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy in 2017 will be reunited this week, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced on Monday. One mother fled from Honduras with her children, another came from Mexico prior to their separations. The... Read More.
(ST LOUIS, Mo.) -- Together again, at last. Virginia, 95, and Jack Byrne, 94, were able to celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary in person after spending more than a year apart. According to their daughter, Rosemary Byrne, since her father lives in a memory care facility... Read More.
By BEN GITTLESON and QUINN OWEN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden will sign three executive orders on Tuesday aimed at reforming the U.S. immigration system and rolling back his predecessor’s policies, including creating a task force aimed at reuniting children who... Read More.