First lady Melania Trump visits McAllen amid crisis over family separation

First lady Melania Trump arrives to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children

First lady Melania Trump visits McAllen amid crisis over family separation

Melania Trump went to Texas to visit a detention center for migrant children-not one of the converted Walmarts that houses children who were yanked away from their parents under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance policy", but a detention center nonetheless. She knew what she wanted to do and she told us, ' Grisham said.

Meanwhile, three of the 12 immigrant children at a Catholic Charities shelter in Fort Worth, near Dallas, were expected to be reunited with their family on Thursday.

Mihalik serves as chairperson of that group's Children, Health and Human Services Committee.

First Lady Melania Trump landed in McAllen, Texas Thursday afternoon to visit an immigration detention center; vowing to gather information and take a personal tour of the border crisis now impacting thousands of families.

'She wanted to see everything for herself....

"She wants to see these children and she wants to help children".

The youthful jacket sharply contrasts with the first lady's typically bold, foreign-flavored wardrobe.

Lutheran Social Services acquired the vacant nursing home and assisted living facility in 2014 and turned it into a facility for unaccompanied minors.

The first lady met with the facility's executive director, a case manager, a medical care coordinator and others as she began a tour of the facility. "We don't want to have children separated from their parents", Trump said at a meeting with his Cabinet.

The website says, "At Upbring, we're changemakers determined to create a world where all children are cherished".

It is, however, unusual for Melania Trump to wear affordable clothes when on public business.

FLOTUS Melania Trump flew to see detained child migrants wearing a coat emblazoned with the phrase 'I really don't care, do u?'

Melania Trump made the decision to travel to the border on Wednesday amid the child separation controversy.

Mrs Trump, who often campaigns for the right of children, was a strong force behind her husband's policy U-turn. Six of them were separated from their parents upon crossing the border, authorities told reporters.

Mrs. Trump's plane landed in McAllen in a heavy downpour.

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