Four Democrats are vying for the nomination in the district. It's the first legal challenge by states over the practice. They say quotas interfere with a judge's ability to remain impartial and that jamming cases through an already overwhelmed system violates a person's due process. That means they then have to be either sent alone to Health and Human Services (HHS) facility, or the whole family is released into the interior of the United States with a court date set for possibly years down the road.
Police and security guards stood guard outside the hotel's entrance.
Amid an worldwide outcry over the children's treatment, President Donald Trump last week announced an end to the practice of separating immigrant families. In the past, the fact sheet said, many parents elected to be deported without their children.
Videgaray told reporters Tuesday that Trump's move "is the criminalization of the migration, which we believe is absolutely unacceptable, and the consequences this criminalization has for the children".
On Tuesday, police arrested 25 demonstrators outside the USA attorney's office in downtown Los Angeles.
It's unclear how familiar President Trump is with the canopies, doors, windows and paint job of a 26-seat restaurant in Lexington and what would lead him to describe them as "filthy".
"Each entity plays a role in reunification", the statement said.
The lawyers say detainees are segregated by country of origin.
Seeking asylum, however, doesn't seem to be the priority for the current wave of families from countries like Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador.
A conservative suburb of Austin, Texas, is ending a contract with a 500-bed immigration detention center that has been a target of lawsuits and criminal investigations for a decade. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offered no immediate comment.
It would focus on the issue that has grabbed public attention in recent days: the Trump administration's separation of migrant children from their parents when families are caught crossing the border without authorization.
The facility opened in 2006 after being converted from a medium-security prison. It is privately run by CoreCivic, which was formerly known as Corrections Corporation of America.
A clergy member is arrested during a civil disobedience protest in front of Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.
Protesters are chanting: "Sessions, where's your heart?"
Protesters carried signs reading, "Free the children!" and "Stop caging families".
Government officials are housing migrants in tents and separating some children from their parents.
The court action was brought by the Los Angeles-based pro bono law firm Public Counsel on behalf of three Central American mothers whose children were taken from them by USA authorities in May.
The Justice Department immigration courts division has about 335 judges now on staff nationwide, with a budget for 150 additional judges.
"I don't know why we wouldn't vote for a bill that keeps families together", said Sen. Problem: She and her mother were not separated.
The Kansas City Star reports that the image was painted over Monday.
The courts have generally interpreted that to mean that once a person has crossed the USA border, that person has the right to present his or her case, including any claim of political asylum.