By Tom HalsReuters July 11. 2018 11:25PM Javier, a 30 year old from Honduras, holds his 4 year old son William during a media availability in New York after they were reunited after being separated for 55 days following their detention at the Texas border on Wednesday. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson) All migrant children under age 5 who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border will have been reunited with their parents by early Thursday morning if they were eligible, a Trump administration official said in a statement on Wednesday.The American Civil Liberties Union, which sued the government over its separation policies, disputed that assertion.“Their statement is vague at a minimum,” said attorney Lee Gelernt, noting that a San Diego judge had set a deadline of Tuesday for reuniting those children. “We know they missed the deadline.”The government has said some children were not eligible for reunification because the parent was deported, had a criminal record … [Read more...] about All migrant kids under 5 to be back with parents by Thursday — U.S. official
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(Reuters) - The U.S. rights group that won a court order to force officials to reunite parents who had been separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border said on Wednesday it was still unclear if the government had fully met the first deadline. Acting on a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, U.S. Judge Dana Sabraw had ordered the government to reunite about 60 children under the age of five separated from their parents by Tuesday. “Trying to find out,” said Lee Gelernt, an ACLU attorney wrote in an email when asked if all 60 separated under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on illegal immigration were back with their parents or guardians. Since the government first came under pressure to ease its policy on separations weeks ago, it has shifted its estimates of the number of children it would reunite. When asked on Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services referred to figures released a day … [Read more...] about U.S. rights group in dark about government compliance with…
opinion Jon Webb Evansville Courier & Press Published 2:00 p.m. UTC Jul 4, 2018 Author’s note: Yes, I know there have officially been 45 presidents. See below for the commander in chief who messed up the numbers. The bad ones 44. James Buchanan – Didn’t believe black people should be allowed citizenship. Also did nothing to prevent the Civil War, which led to the death of hundreds of thousands of people. If his own mother saw him walking down the street, she’d boot him right in the nose. 43. Franklin Pierce – Remembered for 1.) trying to expand slavery into Kansas and Nebraska; 2.) nothing else. 42. Andrew Jackson – Slave trader. Slaughterer of Native Americans. On $20 bill! 41. William Henry Harrison – Died after 31 days in office. Tried to officially legalize slavery in Indiana when he served as governor of the territory. Known by nicknames “Old Tippecanoe,” “Hot Rod.” 40. John Tyler – After … [Read more...] about U.S. presidents, ranked
United States tariffs that affect more than 800 Chinese products worth $34bn in annual trade are due to come into effect on 6 July.Some companies that source materials from China could eventually look for suppliers in other Asian countries with low labor costs including Vietnam, the Philippines and Bangladesh, but many will take a wait-and-see approach because it takes times to rewire supply chains, said Erik Lundh, an economist specializing in China for The Conference Board, a major business group.China's finance ministry said it would respond with tariffs "of the same scale and strength".The Trump administration was yesterday also due to release a finalized list of Chinese goods that would face the tariffs.U.S. President Donald Trump's new trade tariffs will lop at most a couple of tenths of a percentage point off U.S. growth and add a similar amount to inflation, small fry for a $19 trillion economy that is experiencing its second longest economic expansion on record."The first … [Read more...] about U.S. readies second wave of tariffs as China hits back
Driving the Day LATEST TEST OF TRUMP ON THE TRAIL … POTUS TO NASHVILLE TODAY … WAPO’S MARY JORDAN in Fairfield Glade, Tennessee: “In Tennessee, Marsha Blackburn’s embrace of Trump tests her standing with female voters”: “Rep. Marsha Blackburn, the conservative lawmaker who boasts of packing a pistol in her purse and of her passion for President Trump, had just left a pancake breakfast Saturday when a woman moved close. “‘How as a woman can you support Donald Trump?’ asked Marcia Storrison, a Democratic retiree in this heavily Republican area of hilly green golf courses. ‘His lies! I believe in facts. ... I don’t understand how a woman can be supportive of what is going on.’ ‘Trump is working very hard for us,’ replied the Republican congresswoman, touting his record on jobs and the economy.Story Continued Below “But Storrison wasn’t satisfied. Trump has taken women’s rights … [Read more...] about Playbook: Senior North Korean official expected to travel to U.S.