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Migrants hold hands as they cross the border between the U.S. and Mexico at the Rio Grande river, on their way to enter El Paso, Texas, on May 20, 2019 as taken from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

As another hurricane threatens Puerto Rico, the Trump administration is diverting millions from FEMA disaster relief to ICE

Democrats criticized the move, arguing that the agency had not demonstrated that the reallocation was necessary and that Congress had not approved it.
A four-year-old boy weeps in the arms of a family member as they are apprehended by border patrol agents near McAllen, Texas, on May 2, 2018.

The Trump administration just opened the door to the indefinite detention of migrant children

The administration's elimination of key protections for young migrants have led to concerns they could be detained for a prolonged period of time.

The Trump administration has actually cut government resources to fight white supremacy and domestic terrorism

While President Donald Trump pledged to give federal law enforcement "whatever they need" to fight domestic terrorism, his government has instead cut resources to tackle this issue.
President Donald Trump departs after speaking about the shootings in El Paso and Dayton in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 5, 2019.

Trump condemned ‘white supremacy’ after the El Paso shooting, but his administration has made it harder to fight

The shooting suspect wrote a manifesto expressing blatantly xenophobic views, echoing some of Trump's rhetoric in the process.

Trump officials are reportedly dismantling the post-9/11 programs meant to prevent nuclear and biological weapons attacks against the US

The Trump administration is reportedly rolling back post-9/11 security programs aimed at preventing terrorism involving weapons of mass destruction.
Migrants are seen from the US Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, on May 15, 2019.

The children who have been detained in appalling conditions at the border could bear scars from the experience for life, experts say

Childhood development experts say the children who endured hardship or trauma in US Border Patrol facilities will have a long road to recovery.
US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaking at the NAN Conference, April 5, 2019 in New York City.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports abolishing the Department of Homeland Security, calling it an ‘egregious’ mistake

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she supports dissolving DHS, which is under fire for detaining child migrants in harsh conditions.
Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson.

Obama’s homeland security secretary says 2020 Democrats’ immigration proposals are practically ‘open borders’

Democrats who want to decriminalize border crossings are pushing for practically "open borders," an Obama-era homeland security chief said.
Overcrowding of families observed by OIG on June 10, 2019, at Border Patrol’s McAllen, TX, Station

Disturbing photos show ‘dangerous overcrowding’ at migrant detention facilities in Texas

Photos in a new report from the Department of Homeland Security watchdog show harsh living conditions for migrants at detention facilities in Texas.
Global Entry, a roughly 10-year-old program that allows pre-approved travelers to have expedited entry to the United States, now has about 5.4 million enrolled users.

A government investigation found that Homeland Security mistakenly admitted some ‘potentially high-risk’ travelers into the Global Entry p...

The agency's watchdog found vulnerabilities in the Global Entry program, which is designed to speed passengers through security checkpoints.