Some Of The 2,300 Separated Children Are Filed Under The Wrong Name

Detained parents have been left helpless, with no way to track their children's location.

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Proposed OPM Reorganization Draws Widespread Criticism

Dismantling most of the federal government’s HR agency "makes absolutely no sense whatsoever," says a former architect of the plan.

Senate Intervenes on Behalf of IG After VA Questions the Watchdog's Authority

Senate votes 96-0 in favor of inspector general after VA's acting secretary told IG to pipe down.


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How Small Acts of Kindness Show Courage—And Leadership

Moments to exercise valor come every day, often several times a day.

How Some Immigrant Families Are Avoiding Separation

Space constraints are preventing the government from keeping everyone who crosses the border in detention, allowing some to make it out of McAllen, Texas.

Postal worker Mike Gillis delivers mail in Vermont.

White House's Plan for the Postal Service: Fix It, Then Privatize It

A private postal system would lead to better innovation and services, administration says.

mmigrants recently processes and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection wait at the the Catholic Charities RGV near McAllen, Texas.

How Will Detained Children Find Their Parents?

President Trump is ordering an end to the separation of families at the border, but the fate of thousands of children already in government custody is uncertain.

OPM Would Lose Its Independence, Service Functions Under Reorganization Plan

Without responsibilities like retirement processing and administering employee health insurance, observers fear a more politically driven agency.

White House Proposes a Massive Reorganization of Federal Agencies

The plan, which aims to cut “bloated” bureaucracy, would likely face stiff resistance in Congress.

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The Most Shocking Abuse Allegations Against Shelters For Immigrant Children

"There were reports of sexual abuse and staff making developmentally disabled girls fight for snacks."

Immigrant children walk in a line outside the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children in Florida.

Trump Wants All Government Agencies to Help House Detained Immigrant Families

The president made the appeal in his executive order to end the separation of families at the border.

Senate Rejects Bill to Rescind $15 Billion From Federal Agencies

White House pledges to continue to fight for spending cuts.