"The death of a single child in custody of our government is a horrific tragedy," said Jess Morales Rocketto, chair of the advocacy group Families Belong Together. "Four in six months is a clear pattern of willful, callous disregard for children's lives."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats and House Republicans are moving separately to slash President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency spending request for the southern border, but they're unlikely to end up with a deal that could pass both chambers.
As the federal government works to determine what to do with tens of thousands of migrant children from Central America, the mayor of Syracuse is telling President Obama to house them in central New York.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is making the case to Congress for President Barack Obama's request for $3.7 billion to deal with a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants that's overwhelming the Border Patrol in South Texas.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Barack Obama is seeking to recast the political debate over young migrants arriving at the border as a question of Republican willingness to tackle the problem, not his decision to skip a chance to view the crisis first-hand.