"One of the things I wanted to let my kids know is they did have a father and I did not plan to leave them," says Marco C. The former U.S. Marine was deported 15 years ago after what he claims was a wrongful animal cruelty conviction. He served 15 months in prison and was later deported.
The Department of Homeland Security's Inspector General's Office has just issued a report about immigrant detention centers. It found "significant issues" in four centers, including insufficient hygiene and medical care, potentially unsafe food, and inhumane treatment.
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a temporary ruling allowing President Trump's travel ban to be enforced while its constitutionality is assessed. The ban applies to at least some residents of eight countries: Libya, Somalia, Chad, Syria, Yemen, Iran, Venezuela and North Korea.
Five Central Americans recently came to the U.S. seeking asylum or refugee status, bringing several children and grandchildren with them. They were arrested near ports of entry in El Paso, according to federal court records.