The Trump administration is issuing a new rule Friday aimed at fixing one of the central problems facing the U.S. immigration system today.
The new regulation addresses the Flores settlement and how the U.S. deals with the surge of families and children being brought to the U.S. border.
Why is this such a big deal?
Well, the Flores settlement was agreed to in 1997 and required the government to treat unaccompanied minors—children who come to the border alone—in certain ways. They should…