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Parents Of 545 Children Separated At Border Still Missing

(CNN) - Parents deported from the U.S. while their children were left behind; that's what experts think has happened to hundreds of families. A court-appointed steering committee began trying to reach the families of more than 1,000 migrant children…

US/Mexico Coordinating Plan To Restrict Travel

(CNN) - The US and Mexico are working on a plan to limit travel across their shared border. The State Department confirmed the talks Thursday evening. The two countries are trying to put in place restrictions on non-essential travel…

300+ Migrant Children Crossed Border Alone

(CNN) - More than 350 migrant children, who were previously waiting in Mexico with family as part of a Trump administration policy have crossed the border alone. They made the journey into the U.S. between October 1st of last…

Report: Errors In Tracking Migrant Family Separations

(CNN) - The Trump administration cannot verify just how many families were separated or reunited in the wake of its "zero tolerance" policy. That's according to a new Department of Homeland Security Inspector General report, which placed the blame…

Admin Sends Border Wall Letter To Landowners

(CNN) - The Trump administration has sent letters to dozens of homes in Texas and other border states; seeking permission to survey their land for future border barriers. That's according to two U.S. defense officials. An Army spokeswoman said…

Trump Admin Separated More Families At The Border

(CNN) - According to a court document filed Wednesday, the Trump administration separated more families along the U.S.-Mexico border than previously disclosed. The government says officials believe 1,556 children were separated from their families between July 2017 and June…

DHS: 28 Percent Drop In "Enforcement Actions" At Border

(CNN) - Border arrests dropped 28% from May to June a bigger decline than the same period last year. The Department of Homeland Security made the announcement Tuesday. They said after cooperation from Mexico there have been less enforcement…

DHS To Start DNA Testing Pilot At Border

(CNN) - The Department of Homeland Security is launching a DNA testing pilot program to establish family relationships at the border. Two DHS officials confirmed to CNN that the program would identify and prosecute individuals posing as families. According…

Military Border Deployment Estimated To Top $500M

(CNN) - Staffing the southern border with troops could cost upwards of $500 million this fiscal year. That's according to the Department of Defense. The DOD gave the estimate in response to a series of questions from lawmakers. The…

Pentagon Approves More Military Support For Border

(CNN) - The southern border may not be any closer to getting a wall, but it is getting more troops. The Department of Defense approved a December 27th request from the Department of Homeland Security for more military support…