You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

U.S.

  • N.J. teacher reinstated after recording issue resolved
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. – A New Jersey special-education teacher has been reinstated two years after she was placed on leave when a student made a secret recording of possible abuse in her classroom.
  • Obama offers new accommodations on birth control
    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration will offer a new accommodation to religious nonprofits that object to covering birth control for their employees.
  • Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt
    CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck’s ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students
Advertisement

Administration to open family detention at border

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is opening new detention facilities to house immigrant families caught crossing the border together illegally. This is after months of an immigration surge from Central America.

The Homeland Security Department did not immediately say how many families would be kept in the new immigration jails or where they will be located.

The administration has released an unspecified number of such families into the U.S. in the past several months with instructions to report later to Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices, but it won’t say how many it has released or how many subsequently appeared as ordered.

Advertisement