The House approved a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security, sending the proposal to the White House and avoiding a partial shutdown just hours before the Friday night deadline.
Update: the House approved a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security. A bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for three weeks failed in the House on Friday 203-224.
The Obama administration is opening new detention facilities to house immigrant families caught crossing the border together illegally. This is after months of an immigration surge from Central America.