Even though federal officials have stopped separating illegal border crossers from their children, many youths removed from migrant parents remain in shelters and foster homes. The government has done little to help with reunions, attorneys say, prompting a frantic effort to find the youths.
President Trump suggested his party put off efforts to pass legislation on the issue until after November, when he predicted more Republicans would be elected. His tweet came a day after House GOP leaders delayed a vote on a broad immigration bill.
Corporations made multimillion-dollar commitments to help rebuild the majority-black Missouri town that became a global symbol of racial and economic inequality. But much of the development bypassed the neediest parts of town, and residents of the neighborhood where Brown was shot say they feel abandoned.
A United Nations report critiqued the United States’ treatment of its poor and said it led the developed world in multiple measures of poverty. Haley, the U.S.’s ambassador to the world body, called the document “misleading and politically motivated.”