Day: June 17, 2018

Separation of immigrant families draws lawmakers, advocates to the border on Father's Day

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore.(Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP) MCALLEN, Texas — A group of lawmakers arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border on Father’s Day to “further investigate” a new policy separating immigrant families.  Sen. Jeff Merkley led the Democratic Senate and House members, including Rep. Peter Welch of […]