The US deported hundreds of parents without their kids

As US officials scramble to track down hundreds of parents who were deported without their children, attorneys are sparring over a key question: Should deported parents be brought back to the U.S. as part of reunification efforts?

Trump admin outlines plan to reunify separated families

A federal judge in San Diego on Friday called the Trump administration's plan outlining how the US government intends to reunite migrant children who were separated from their families with parents who have been deported "very impressive."

Trump administration tries to clarify child reunification plan

The Trump administration is attempting to clarify the operational plan it intends to use to reunify migrant children separated from their parents at the southern border after a federal judge late Friday said the Department of Health and Human Services either "does not understand the court's orders or is acting in defiance of them."

HHS claims lawmaker visits could slow down family reunifications

The Department of Health and Human Services is suggesting that arrangements necessary to accommodate members of Congress who want to visit holding facilities at the border could drain resources that would otherwise be used to reunite immigrant families that were separated.

Separated parents given option for voluntary deportation

As focus intensifies on reuniting immigrant families separated by the government, parents are being offered the option to sign voluntary departure orders to speed up their cases -- and are told they'll be reunited with their kids before they are deported if they do.