Hundreds of people rallied near a Homestead, Florida, facility where immigrant children are being held.
Also Saturday, there were rallies and protests outside migrant detention centers around the country. In the wake of the order, guidance obtained by CNN showed that the US Border Patrol would stop referring parents for prosecution until further notice.
The guidance came days after President Donald Trump abruptly reversed course on his administration's decision to refer all adults caught crossing the border illegally for prosecution, including those with children - a decision that resulted in more 2,500 children being taken away from their parents in the nearly two months it was in place.
There are three different agencies involved in holding the children nabbed at the border.
About 2,000 children are believed to remain separated. While the family separations were ended, confusion has ensued, with parents left searching for their children.
Critics say this will lead to thousands of children being kept in detention illegally.
All but one had been separated from their children, she added in an interview before the fact sheet was published.
"What is happening in this country is disgusting", said Bilbao, who worked as a cleaning woman before becoming a legal resident and now works for an immigrant rights group. "Any time we want to see or be close to our kids, we go to the cemetery, because that's where they are".
More protests are planned for next weekend in states from CT to California.
Recently, Trump walked back the most controversial aspect of his immigration policy, which is responsible for the aforementioned parent-child immigrant separations.
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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana said Thursday evening they would keep trying to find consensus on the legislation. Earlier this week, President Donald Trump encouraged House Republicans to pass an immigration reform bill for him to sign.
A Honduran child plays at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center after recently crossing the U.S., Mexico border with his father on June 21, 2018 in McAllen, Texas. You've heard that. I hear it so much, and I say, 'Is that possible?' The answer is it's not true.
They described seeing children sleeping behind bars, on concrete floors and under emergency "mylar" heat-resistant blankets.
"There are still thousands of children who are out there right now untethered to their parents and no coherent system to fix that", Rep. Joe Courtney, a Democrat from CT, told reporters after the tour.
The fact sheet also says children are given the opportunity to speak with a "vetted parent, guardian or relative" within 24 hours of arriving at a facility run by HHS.
Goodwin said she has been inundated with requests from the parents, and the list is still growing.
"As a Marine who used to work on border security issues, Hoosiers know that I will continue to fight for a real solution".
Tens of thousands of people from impoverished, violence-stricken Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and parts of Mexico have crossed the U.S. border since a year ago requesting asylum. About 9,000 such family units have been caught in each of the last three months, according to USA border authorities.
He had blamed Democrats and Congress even though his Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the zero-tolerance policy in April.
But the government is still struggling to reunite children who were separated and had already been turned over to social workers from the federal Health Department, and who have been sent to dorms around the country. He has continued to call for immigrations reforms. Though the government reportedly gave immigrant parents a flyer with information for the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which handles the minors' detainment, lawyers cited by the Post noted that many immigrants did not receive the flyers, and the number proved unhelpful in many instances.