Accelerating growth has given the administration more leverage over trading partners. But economists warn of potential headwinds beyond this year.

The announcement is the latest fallout from the administration’s decision to separate children from parents who have arrived illegally.

Immigrants have often delivered economic benefits to the countries taking them in, but they have also shaken the prevailing order and upended the politics of the industrialized world — where the native-born often exaggerate their numbers and their needs.

The government is opening shelters in South Texas for children under the age of 12 who separated from their families after crossing the border. What are the shelters, and why are they needed?

Conservative Christians are navigating a tricky path as they recoil at an immigration policy enacted by a president they support

The youngsters are part of at least 2,000 separated from their parents and they are filtering into nine shelters licensed by New York State, the governor said.

An executive at the giant retailer signed a document that indicated the property was being purchased with a loan from a large shelter operator.

It is unclear how Mr. Trump intends to claim the legal authority to violate what have been legal constraints on the proper treatment of children in government custody.

As word of the Trump administration’s new “zero tolerance” policy reaches the migrant trail, some reconsider their trips. “I’m not going to lose the only thing I’ve got,” says a mother from El Salvador.

The longer children remain in institutional settings, the greater their risk of depression, post-traumatic stress and other mental health problems.


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