A boat carrying 19 migrants sunk near Cesme in western Turkey on Saturday. There were eleven fatalities, eight of which were children.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection joined several government agencies in marking Christmas Day, but their Santa Claus immigration reference angered many who responded that hundreds of migrant families remain separated at the border.
The White House sought to embed ICE agents at the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which cares for migrant children who cross the border without a parent, current and former Trump administration officials said.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus held a press conference Tuesday calling for flu shots to be provided for detained migrants, after a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died of the flu while being held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
While President Donald Trump administration's ignores their requests, up to 70 physicians have vowed to keep returning to border stations until they're allowed to give life-saving flu shots, participants told Newsweek.
Authorities announced the Thursday arrest of Saifullah Al-Mamun, who they allege smuggled large numbers of people into the U.S. by way of a network operating in Brazil and Latin America.
"What we are seeing are the humanitarian consequences of the tightening of migration policies," said MSF Mexico General Coordinator Sergio Martín.
The Royal Caribbean cruise ship picked up the Cubans in a broken raft as they were trying to reach Florida.
"If you study the issue, you would thank ICE rather than vilify them," Thomas Homan insisted.
"This attack on children and their families is inhumane and unjust. These families are all here receiving treatment that is unavailable in their home countries, and our government has issued them a death sentence."
"We're doing everything we can to ensure the well-being of these children, pending their deportation proceedings," Brandon Judd said.
"What I disagree with is, we're using immigration to essentially divide this country," Democratic 2020 candidate and Montana Governor Steve Bullock said.
"They're actually resorting to violence and terroristic threats and they should be arrested for that," John Torres said. "They should be arrested."
On Tuesday, a top Trump immigration official argued that the welcoming poem under the Statue of Liberty was only referring to European immigrants.
Matthew Albence argued that ICE conducts "operations with professionalism, with compassion and with humanity."
"There seems to be an animus against immigration period," John Avlon said.
Coulter previously wrote a book entitled "In Trump We Trust" back in 2016, but has since soured on the president.
"It seems like you guys are turning a blind eye to this crime being committed by the president's own companies," Jake Tapper told Mark Morgan, acting commissioner for Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
the EU is expanding its presence in the Mediterranean—not by deploying rescue ships to save lives but by using drones to surveil migration sea crossings
"The blame needs to be placed on the father," Thomas Homan said. "Her father came to this country illegally,
"You and the shooter in El Paso used the same language. Do you regret that?" a reporter asked the president.
The president's campaign has posted more than 2,000 ads using the word "invasion" to describe the arrival of migrants and asylum seekers at the southern border since January.
"Again, I don't know the background of what her grandmother or relatives were," CBP Chief of Law Enforcement Operations Brian S. Hastings said.
The 11-deck Marella Discovery ship encountered the struggling migrant boat off the coast of Greece on Saturday.
"If this rule is left standing, people will die," a spokesperson for Immigration Equality told Newsweek.
The 3-year-old girl was reportedly asked to choose between her mother and father by border agents, who told the family that they would be separated after arriving at the holding facility.
"I hesitated a minute before I started yelling because I actually think about getting up and throwing that man a beating right there in the middle of the room," Thomas Homan said.
"Almost 400 men were in caged fences with no cots. The stench was horrendous," Chris Wallace read from a pool report.
Lindsey Graham said it is "so easy" for terrorists from the Middle East to join up with Central American migrants and cross through Mexico and the U.S. southern border.
"Children were being separated from their parents in front of an American flag, women were being called names under an American flag," said Ocasio-Cortez.