Trump administration family separation policy
According to reports, outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen had been arguing against reinstating the hardline immigration policy.
The subpoenas will be the first issued in the new Congress.
The senior White House adviser told Axios, "We have to be very careful about incentivizing behavior that puts children at risk of being trafficked."
Jimena Madrid, whose cries for help brought attention to the Trump administration’s policy, is now back with her mother, Cindy.