The practice set off an outcry from all corners of the world.
During her visit, she spoke alternately in English and through an interpreter, asking individual children in three classrooms where they were from.
Activist Linda Sarsour said, "This is just ridiculous".
While Trump told a Wednesday campaign crowd that he'd fixed the family separation issue, his administration has not revealed a plan to reunite at least 1995 children USA officials separated from their families. At the same time, we don't want people coming into our country illegally'. Some mothers were deported without their kids.
The zero tolerance policy involves all adults who cross the border illegally being sent for prosecution, meaning children are taken into the care of the government while cases are processed.
The sudden implementation of the "zero tolerance" policy caused confusion and crowding within a system that was already burdened by a rise in the number of children crossing the US border alone in recent years.
Olivares interviews parents quickly before their criminal sentencing hearing at a federal courthouse in McAllen, Texas, writing down as much identifying information as possible and then trying to track down their children.
But president showed no sign of softening.
The Portland-based Wildfang says it's on a mission to give back more than $150,000 this year.
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Winston Peters will serve as acting prime minister in the interim. "Thank you so much for your best wishes and your kindness". Ardern became the leader of New Zealand's Labour Party in September and was elected prime minister a few weeks later.
The Justice Department moved Thursday to modify the 1997 court ruling known as the Flores Settlement, which places a 20-day limit on how long children, alone or with their parents, can be detained.
"Ivanka feels very strongly, my wife feels very strongly about it, I feel very strongly about it".
Several clergy, parents and children wearing fake Mylar blankets like those given to minors detained at the border protested in a Senate office building, while lawmakers denounced Trump's policies on the floors of the House and Senate. However, it's been criticised for doing little for families that have already been separated.
It was unclear which bases would be used.
Meanwhile, the mayors of about 20 US cities gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children in the border city of El Paso. She supports family reunification.
"This is a humanitarian crisis", Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said. Democrats oppose both measures. Six of the children were separated from their families upon reaching the border, while the rest arrived unaccompanied.
In the Texas border city of McAllen on Thursday, prosecutors unexpectedly dropped charges against 17 immigrants who were due to be sentenced Thursday for improperly entering the USA, according to Efren Olivares, a lawyer with the Texas Civil Rights Project, which has been interviewing adult immigrants to track them and their kids through separate government systems.
Whatever Mrs. Trump may or may not have intended-her spokeswoman declared "it's a jacket" with "no hidden message"-the outerwear's doctored image not only spread rapidly among those looking to sound off, but to raise money benefiting children like those the first lady visited".
"It's a jacket. There was no hidden message", Stephanie Grisham told the Associated Press.