Trump policy of detaining children 'may amount to torture', UN says – as it happened
Guardian correspondents follow all the developments on both sides of the border as president points finger at Democrats
- Going through hell: parents tell of anguish at the border
- Texas border denounces ‘shameful’ camp for migrant children
More from Guardian reporter Rory Carroll, who is speaking to locals in Texas about Trump’s latest immigration announcements:
Donald Trump often expresses love for combat veterans but his plan to house migrant children on military bases is irking some of them.
Trump has ended his speech talking about the work of his administration to assist victims of immigration and to track immigrants who have committed crimes:
We’re following these people. We’re following them, so that it can’t happen again ... Our first duty and our highest loyalty is to the citizens of the United States ... We don’t want people in our country who don’t go through a process.Continue reading...