A week of questions, tears and finger-pointing on immigrant family separations

President Trump arrives for a meeting with House Republicans on Tuesday

President TrumpDonald John TrumpFamily immigration detention centers could be at capacity within days: "report Trump likely to meet with Putin in July: "report DOJ requests military lawyers to help prosecute immigration crimes: "report MORE ended the separations on Wednesday with an executive order, but it's not clear how that will effect children already separated from their parents or guardians".

Although it was unclear if this is what Mr Trump is signing, he said he would be "signing something" and said he wants to keep families together.

Hours earlier, the president signed an executive order to stop separating illegal immigrant children from their parents, but insisted "the border is going to be just as tough as it has been". Obama wrote. "Do we look away, or do we choose to see something of ourselves and our children?"

Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen briefed lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday, and those on the fence over pending immigration legislation headed to the White House to meet with Trump.

"Congress and the courts created this problem, and Congress alone can fix it".

Also playing a role: First lady Melania Trump. Over 2,300 children have been separated from their parents since the policy was enacted.

Congress continues to debate legislation to overhaul the nation's immigration system, including the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy that requires the detention of adults and children caught illegally crossing the border.

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And daughter Ivanka Trump tweeted, "Thank you @POTUS for taking critical action ending family separation at our border".

The Democratic mayor said he didn't know until that morning that such large numbers of children taken from their parents were being brought to NY. If those options are exhausted, authorities must find the "least restrictive" setting for the child who arrived without parents.

Nielsen's action wouldn't end the zero tolerance policy, but would aim to keep families together and ask the Department of Defense to help house the detained families. POTUS, Nielsen and others were not telling the truth when they previously claimed only Congress could stop family separation.

In 2015, a federal judge in Los Angeles expanded the terms of the settlement, ruling that it applies to children who are caught with their parents as well as to those who come to the US alone.

More than 50 people pushed strollers through the streets of Newark and gathered in front of the federal building where more than a dozen mothers breastfeed their babies Friday in a "Nurse-in" to protest the Trump administration's treatment of immigrant families.

Now, with the number of families detained rising during Trump's current immigration crackdown, questions were immediately raised about whether children will be released into foster or other care at the end of 20 days if their parents' immigration proceedings have not wrapped up.

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