The order directs other agencies, including the Pentagon, to take steps to find places to house family units.
It is unclear if any progress was made but White House spokesman Raj Shah said Mr Trump had told the group he would endorse their immigration legislation. Many professionals are anxious about what is happening to the more than 2,300 youngsters who have been separated from their parents by the Trump administration. Melania Trump has had several private conversations with her husband, pushing him to do all he can to keep families at the border intact, whether via a legislative route, or acting alone to stop the process, the official said.
Previously, families who crossed the border were generally held together and brought through immigration court, where they faced civil penalties and subsequently could be deported.
Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., said Trump told lawmakers he "would continue to support the legislation, and that people shouldn't be anxious that he would change his mind". He said the Democrats are outraged over family separation, because they want to return to the harmful "catch and release" policy.
The major change being unveiled Tuesday would loosen rules that now limit the amount of time minors can be held to 20 days, according to a GOP source familiar with the measure. Ted Cruz of Texas that would allow detained families to stay together in custody while expediting their deportation proceedings.
"The Obama administration, the Bush administration all separated families", Nielsen told reporters during the White House press briefing on Monday.
Two people close to Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen said early Wednesday that she was the driving force behind the idea of keeping families together after they are detained crossing the border illegally and ordering the Department of Defense to help house the detained families.
"While cases are pending, families should stay together", tweeted Senator Cruz, who is in an unexpectedly tough re-election battle.
The Trump administration has come under attack by religious leaders, Democrats and Republicans as reports surfaced that more than 2,000 children have been separated from their families since the Department of Homeland Security initiated a "zero tolerance" policy.
The President's decision came a day after he met Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill who fear that their own political prospects with the midterm elections are being damaged by the separation policy.
The House is to vote later this week on two bills that address broader immigration issues to protect young immigrant "Dreamers", who have been living in the USA illegally since childhood, from deportation and fund Trump's border wall.
The SCOTUS ruling wasn't limited to the Buckeye State, as a handful of other states follow the voter purge act as well. The ruling was 5-4, with the court's conservative justices in the majority, while the four liberal justices dissented.
If the film collects Rs 280 crore more then it will secure a position on the list of 2018's commercial hit films. Yesterday, the Karnataka High Court had asked the state to provide security to the theatres screening the film.
He earned two degrees in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the early 1960s. They have, however, distanced themselves from and disagreed with President Trump on a variety of issues.
Kim had tripped Claesson , though, and the converted penalty was enough to give Sweden its first World Cup victory since 2006. It wasn't a flowing performance from Sweden , but securing the win will come as a huge relief to Andersson and his team.
US President Donald Trump waves next to Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan after arriving in Singapore on June 10. Trump will also meet staff from the United States embassy in Singapore on Monday afternoon, the White House said on Sunday.
Opening batsman Cameron Bancroft, the player caught on camera applying sandpaper to the ball, was banned for nine months. That match was the only Test in the game's history to be forfeited after Pakistan refused to return to the field.
This marks Trump's second summit of the G7, an informal gathering that meets every year under a rotating chairmanship. President Donald Trump arrives for the G7 Summit , Friday, June 8, 2018, in Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, Canada.
Others threw stones or flew kites with burning rags attached, aiming to send them over the border and set Israeli fields on fire. Police also detained two other Palestinians, including a youth, from inside the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
The deputy who was killed was identified as Patrick Rohrer, 35, who had been with the department for seven years, officials said. She said she would gladly give up a third trial for her daughter's murder if Fielder could be convicted for the 2017 murder.
Then he kept on with his round and parred the most hard hole on the course, the 14th, still smiling and acknowledging fans. Open is well underway. "It's something you might see at your club with your mates". "I think he just snapped".
This will enable 0-100km/h acceleration in "well under 3.5 seconds", Porsche says, with 0-200km/h coming up in under 12 seconds. With the lack of charging infrastructure, the chances of the Taycan coming to India anytime soon are nearly non-existent.
Australia, Denmark draw 1-1
If the referee gives a crappy decision against you, you used to always say "you'll get that one back". Australia could face being eliminated if they lose to Denmark and France win against Peru later on.
Russia on brink of knockout stage after win over Egypt
Mohamed Salah is facing an early exit from the World Cup after Egypt lost their second consecutive Group A game on Tuesday night. It will be scant consolation for the Egyptian King, however, as his talents are deserving of much more on the global stage.
Pakistan to celebrate Eidul Fitr on Saturday
The observance begins the morning after the crescent moon is visibly sighted, marking the beginning of the new month. The moon sighting committee under the Islamic Foundation decides when Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in Bangladesh.
Baffert off to 2-for-2 start at Belmont Park
They let it go too easy". "I don't see how ( Restoring Hope ) got in anyone's way", the jockey told CNN Sport's Don Riddell. Justify became the greatest USbased racehorse in our era when completing an undefeated Triple Crown run on Saturday.
Meghan Markle Has A New In-House ‘Surprise Stylist’
The ceremony saw the royals come out in full attendance barring the absence of Prince Philip and the youngest royal Prince Louis . The official royal tour will be a rite of passage for royal newcomer Meghan, 36, as she settles into married life with Harry, 33.
US expands China health alert amid illness reports
Cuba said it sent investigators to the home who found no potential source of a sound and were not granted access to the official. The symptoms are similar to those exhibited by USA personnel in Cuba after they heard unusual noises in an apparent sonic attack.
U.S. company to show Premier League matches
Amazon has not announced how much it has paid for its three-year deal to show 20 games a year from the start of the 2019 season. BT has bought 52 games a season, Premier Sports 53 games, including a match at 3pm on Saturdays, and Sky 128 games.
Facebook made some private posts public for as many as 14M
A Facebook booth is seen at the China International Big Data Industry Expo in Guiyang, Guizhou province, China, on May 27, 2018. Facebook says the issue has now been fixed and that the user's privacy settings have been returned to their original state.