The U.S. government was wrestling with the ramifications of President Donald Trump's move to stop separating families at the border and Congress again failing to take action on immigration amid outcry from all corners of the world, with the images and sounds of crying children dominating the news.
He has stuck to his guns on a variety of controversial policies despite condemnation at home and overseas.
This will end the policy that has seen over 2,300 children being taken from their parents in the past number of weeks by border officials.
The jacket was discarded before her visit of the facility, during which she was dressed in white jeans, a khaki shirt, and white Stan Smith sneakers. It isn't surprising that TV news reports would influence the President's decisions. Let us know on Twitter.
A gold star to anyone who guessed that Stephen Colbert would mine comedy gold from the First Lady's freaky message-embossed attire during Thursday's "Late Show" monologue, what with all the furor over children of aspiring immigrants being ripped from their parents and imprisoned in cages. She tempered her condemnation, though, by echoing part of her husband's (incorrect) assertion that the Democrats can fix the issue. "We don't want to have people - we don't want to have children separated from their parents", the President said.
Prince Louis' christening date confirmed by Prince William and Kate Middleton
It's set to take place on Monday, July 9, according to a statement from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released via the palace. George was also christened in the Chapel Royal, but Charlotte was baptised at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham.
The Trump admin is committing human rights abuses in our own country.
"The dilemma is that if you're weak, as some people would like you to be, if you're really, really pathetically weak, the country's going to be overrun with millions of people", Trump said on Wednesday, explaining his internal debate, "and if you're strong, then you don't have any heart".
This visit was an attempt to lend support to those caring for the immigrant children, although Trump did not make a public statement about the plight of separated families until this past Sunday.
The executive order directs Sessions to file a request with the court in charge of the Flores settlement to allow the Department of Homeland Security to detain children with their parents for longer than 20 days. Many are asking if he needed to sign it in the first place.
Meanwhile, mayors who gathered Thursday at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that Mr. Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making with the executive order to halt the separation minors from families that are detained crossing the us border illegally.
It also sought an exemption from state licensing requirements for federal facilities that house the children.