It did not elaborate on specific plans. Any parents who are prosecuted as a result will be separated from their children in the process.
"I think a conversation about compassion - that's predicated upon defending separating children from their families and putting children on military bases - is fundamentally flawed".
The Department of Homeland Security has limited space to house families that are kept together - only about 2,700 beds at three family detention centers in Texas and Pennsylvania.
"Originally, we were focused on border patrol support - but now, we've extended it". Another 4,300 were unaccompanied children.
Harris was very concerned with the policy of detaining parents, causing separation from their children.
Nielsen, who has led the agency since December, came under attack from Democratic senators days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions said a "zero tolerance" policy toward people entering the country illegally could lead to more families being split up while parents are prosecuted.
But Nielsen also agreed with senators that more must be done to protect the children who either come to the U.S. without their parents or are separated from them. "If you are parent, or you're a single person or if you happen to have a family, if you cross between the ports of entry we will refer you for prosecution. You've broken USA law".
"Our policy is if you break the law, we will prosecute you", Nielsen said.
The children are transferred to the custody of Health and Human Services within 48 hours, she said. Nielsen then reminded her that US citizen parents are separated every day in the United States when those parents are arrested or sentenced to prison.
But she did not dispute criticism by Sen. "We owe it to these children to protect them".
"I could not agree with your concerns more, period", Nielsen said.
"I have not resigned", she said in response to reporters' questions as she left a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Tuesday, according to Politico.
"They know better than Congress", Nielsen told Ingraham.
The recently instituted Department of Homeland Security policy refers all people caught crossing the border illegally to prosecution.
"If they are criminal, they will serve a little bit of time and under a different court case we have to release them in six months back to the communities, the criminals".
"We have legal ways to do that, but it's not through asylum", she said.
Palestinians have also held demonstrations on the Gaza border for their right of return to their homes , now in Israel. Egypt did not immediately respond to Katz's comments, which Hamas dismissed as false.
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However, the CDC said consumers should still avoid eating it unless they can confirm it's not from the Yuma growing region. The CDC said 20 people had developed a severe effect of E. coli infection called hemolytic uremic syndrome.
At the halfway point, Max Verstappen was out in front trying to hold off Lewis Hamilton , with Daniel Ricciardo running third. Such was the pace of Hamilton in clean air ahead that by the 15th lap, he had already opened a 6.4-second gap on Vettel.
The open-world and racing were praised on release, but the always online requirements were a source of frustration for players. This opportunity will come by way of a closed beta for The Crew 2 and will be available on Xbox One, PS4, and PC.
After all, Deadpool's first appearance was in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, where he looked different from the character we know now. But when the movie asks you to take Deadpool's relationship with Vanessa seriously, it doesn't fit with viewer expectations.
In order to know the value of a stock, there is need to compare its current price to its likely trading price in the future. Now the stock price is moving -45.97% off from the highest level of twelve months and +29.36% above from twelve months low.
The firm owned 13,805 shares of the transportation company's stock after purchasing an additional 12,420 shares during the period. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Canadian Pacific Railway by 86.6% during the fourth quarter.
Statoil Removes "Oil" From its Name
Statoil's shares will start trading under its new ticker EQNR on the Oslo Stock Exchange on 16 May. On Wednesday morning, Norwegian oil major Statoil will formally remove "oil" from its name.
Pink's response to an ageist troll should be in a museum
Those who are familiar with the singer know she is never one to hold her tongue, especially when it comes to shutting down haters. Pink , who is no stranger to the concept of trolls or sticking up for herself, shot down that nonsense as soon as she saw it.
Kenyan leader signs cybercrimes bill into law
President Uhuru Kenyatta, DP William Ruto, Aden Duale and others at State House on May, 16, 2018. The Bills were presented to the President for signing by National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi.
Mike Budenholzer to be named new head coach of Milwaukee Bucks
During Budenholzer's tenure, the Hawks made the playoffs four times, including a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2015. Milwaukee will need to upgrade their front-court this offseason, but there is plenty of talent for Budenholzer to work with.
Nadal back to dominant best in Rome
But in his Italian Open second round match today, the 31-year-old showed no nerves as he swept to a 5-0 lead in the first set. On Halep's first match point, the 21st-ranked Osaka didn't even make a move for Halep's return of her second serve.
Israel and Iran on the Brink of War?
Israel on Thursday unleashed a heavy bombardment against what it said were Iranian military installations in Syria on Thursday. If Iran chooses to retaliate it is likely to be indirect and asymmetrical through proxies, and not necessarily from Syria .
Family pays tribute to footballer who died in crash
Aston Villa paid tribute to former defender Jlloyd Samuel on Tuesday after he was killed in a auto accident in Cheshire. The defender played for the England youth team and the national team of Trinidad and Tobago.