In the new legislation, children would now be held in the same place as their parents if they are detained. "Good for the children, good for the country, good for the world", he said.
Trump, whose promise to crack down on illegal immigration has been a major theme of his campaign and presidency, responded sharply to critics on Monday.
The reason for these separations is a zero-tolerance policy for their parents, who are accused of illegally crossing our borders.
"It so challenges the conscience of our country that it must be changed and must be changed immediately", she said during a news conference at a San Diego terminal that is connected to the airport in Tijuana, Mexico, by a bridge.
To Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the administration is "using the grief, the tears, the pain of these kids as mortar to build our wall".
Representative Adam Schiff said the practice was "deeply unethical" and that Republicans' refusal to criticise Mr Trump represented a "sad degeneration" of the party, which he said had become "the party of lies". Every Senate Democrat is on board with the legislation, but they need Republican support in order to pass it. "Jesus said suffer the little children unto me - he did not say let the children suffer". During her visit, Barbara - who was the first lady at the time - picked up a fussy, dying baby named Donovan and snuggled him against her shoulder to soothe him.
Despite that, most people online felt that Bush's op-ed was a galvanizing moment for those who are pushing back against the Trump administration.
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"We're hard at work on language right now to take care of this problem so that children can remain with their parents", Goodlatte said.
Melania Trump's spokeswoman issued a statement after several days of images of crying children appearing on television and online saying that the first lady "hates to see children separated from their families", and the president said on Friday: "I hate the children being taken away" before blaming those actions on Democrats and "their law". "These images are eerily reminiscent of the Japanese American internment camps of World War II, now considered to have been one of the most shameful episodes in US history", Bush wrote.
McCaul, R-Texas, said both bills satisfy Trump's main objectives. Steve Bannon argued that effort risked alienating Trump's political base and contributing to election losses in November, when Republicans hope to preserve their congressional majorities.
"We have the worst immigration laws in the entire world".
But while the swirling political crisis over the "zero tolerance" approach to undocumented migrants might convince a conventional White House to seek a way out, this administration is so far digging in. As a result, the children - who are not charged with a crime - are separated from the adults in their families.