The White House said on Wednesday it intends to hold migrant families in detention for the length of their immigration proceedings, with no upper limit on the length of time they can be detained.
“Already, we have seen the harmful effects of the cruel conditions that resulted from the Trump administration illegally holding children in overcrowded and unsanitary border patrol facilities without access to basic needs and care," said Katie Hamm, vice president for Early Childhood Policy at The Center for American Progress.
The government is also considering a new policy that would allow state and local jurisdictions to deny entry to refugees who have been approved for resettlement in the U.S., NBC News revealed on Wednesday.
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Sixteen employees of the delivery company told NBC News they have suffered heat illnesses so far this summer, highlighting the continued hazards UPS workers face as workloads ramp up in record temperatures.
Last month, NBC News revealed that more than 100 UPS employees had been hospitalized for serious heat-related injuries between 2015 and 2018.
A UPS spokesman said: "We care deeply about the health and safety of all our people."
"The idea that someone who in six months made lying from the White House podium routine should be rewarded with a spot on one of the most watched programs on network television is an embarrassment to ABC and a slap in the face to journalists, many of whom work for that very network," he writes.
NASA said on Wednesday it would move forward with its Europa Clipper mission, which aims to put a robotic spacecraft in orbit around the icy moon, which is considered one of the most likely places in the solar system to harbor alien life.
She's become an icon for fans of the Loyola Ramblers basketball team, of Loyola University Chicago, for her support and pre-game prayers.
And now Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, popularly known as Sister Jean, is being celebrated for turning 100 on Wednesday.
Sister Jean found fame as the Ramblers' chaplain during the team's surprise run to the NCAA final four in 2018. Her sayings, such as "worship, work and win!" have been printed on officially licensed t-shirts.
"It's always a joy for to me to get up in the morning and say 'here's another day, thank God,'" she said.