Trump pointed to those images in his meeting, saying they'd "affect everybody" but that he was torn. "They really would like to have open borders where anybody in the world can just flow in, including the Middle East", said Trump. May added that she will make her disagreement with Trump clear to him during that July visit: "When we have those discussions and we disagree with them, we say so". The Secretary encourages all - including this group - who want to see an immigration system that works, that contributes to our economy, that protects our security, and that reflects our values to reach out to Members of Congress and seek their support to close the bad immigration loopholes that have made our system a mess.
Parents who are referred by border agents for prosecution are held in federal jails, while their children are moved into border shelter facilities under the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, a Department of Health and Human Services agency.
For days, Trump and his top administration officials were unwilling to unilaterally reverse the separation policy and insisted that congressional action was required.
Since Trump announced a "zero tolerance" policy on migration, where everyone who turns up at the border illegally is prosecuted, more than 2,000 children have been taken away from their parents and placed in shelters.
The order will also give these families precedence when it comes to immigration proceedings, but it will not end the administration's so-called zero tolerance policy on illegal immigration, the official said.
In May, the Department of Justice adopted the zero-tolerance policy in which anyone caught entering the USA illegally is criminally prosecuted.
"We want to solve this immigration problem", Mr. Trump said.
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Trump signs executive order to end family separations at border
Asked what would happen if neither bill passed, he said: "We'll cross that bridge when we come to it. Trump said that even with the change, border enforcement will be "equally tough, if not tougher".
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said this week the president would reject a narrow fix that doesn't include border wall funding and restricting certain forms of legal immigration. A Mexican restaurant. The Metro D.C. Democratic Socialists of America went live with their video and protestors, inside of the restaurant and proceeded to peacefully protest, and chant "Shame, shame, shame".
"We're signing an executive order".
The majority of the children separated have come from the Central American countries Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, and their governments also issued statements against the US policy.
In 2015, a federal judge in Los Angeles expanded the terms of the settlement, ruling that it applies to children who are caught with their parents as well as to those who come to the USA alone. Other recent rulings, upheld on appeal, affirm the children's rights to a bond hearing and require better conditions at the Border Patrol's short-term holding facilities.
Iran, which tends to seize any opportunity to criticize United States government policy, also spoke out against the separation of families.
Governors from at least eight US states - including two Republicans - have reversed their decision to send National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border. Neither, though, did it require parents to be kept in detention, apart from their children.