The rally was one of hundreds across the U.S. urging the Trump administration to reunite families.
Both said President Trump’s administration needs to work faster to reunite families and called for Congress to tackle broader immigration reform.
A Salvadoran woman living in Colorado who was separated from her daughter for two months in 2016 said it has left lasting negative effects on her child.
The Republican and Democrat from Colorado’s congressional delegation traveled separately to the U.S.-Mexico border to view detention sites and tent camps for children.
Walsh was among a bipartisan coalition of about 80 former US Attorneys opposed to the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their families.
About 70 former U.S. attorneys, including John Walsh of Colorado, call the Trump policy "dangerous, expensive, and inconsistent with the values of the institution in which we served."
The executive order was spurred by a rally at the capitol from progressive groups and elected officials.
Activists and politicians are telling would-be volunteers that there is nothing to but wait and see.
The federal government cannot withhold public safety grants from cities that refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcement policies, a federal appeals court ruled Thursd
Review of the Legal Orientation Program by the Department of Justice has left lawyers funded by the program scrambling to figure out how to meet needs moving forward.