Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says the policies are “dark and evil.”
Congressman Tom Reed said this issue should have been dealt with months ago. He says Congress must act this week.
Under the policy, all unlawful crossings are referred for prosecution – a process that moves adults to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service and sends many children to facilities run by the Department of Health and Human Services.