Photo of the base of the Statue of Liberty, where a woman protester tried to climb

Statue of Liberty Climber Awaits Court Appearance

NEW YORK — Authorities say a Fourth of July protester who held police at bay for hours after she climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty, causing an evacuation, will face a judge in New York. A federal official says the woman told police she was protestin...

Zakaria: Is Immigration a Trap for Democrats?

President Trump's reversal of his administration's policy of separating immigrant families apprehended crossing the U.S. border may feel like a win for Democrats, but they should temper their celebration, says ...
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Trump Tweets House GOP: Don’t Waste Time on Immigration

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after the November elections. GOP leaders said they'd press on anyway, but his comments further damaged their at...
Photo of President Donald Trump signing order ending the separation of detained immigrant parents and children

Trump Orders Halt to his Family Separation Rule

WASHINGTON — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from thei...
AP photo of child crying as she talks about being separated from her father

Youngest Migrants Held in ‘Tender Age’ Shelters

The Trump administration has set up at least three "tender age" shelters where it can lock up babies and other young children who have been forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, The Associated Press has learned. Doctors and lawyer...
Photo of Lucy Martin and her daughter Branwen Espinal, who are removed from the hearing floor of the House.

GOP Frantically Huddles on Family Separation Crisis

WASHINGTON — Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss broader immigration legislation....