Judge refuses to second-guess family separations at border

A U.S. judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexico border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation.

Whistleblower says ICE denied healthcare to migrants: Report

A whistleblower report provided to BuzzFeed News alleges ICE has “systematically provided inadequate medical and mental health care” to detained migrants, leading to complications that included the removal of part of an 8-year-old boy's forehead.

Death toll put at 20 for Mexico cartel attack near US border

Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack, officials said, putting the overall death toll at 20.