US 'may split families that cross border'

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told CNN the move would be an attempt at stopping families from making the perilous journey from Central America.

Tens of thousands of parents and children, many who are fleeing violence in Honduras and El Salvador, have been detained coming across the border.

It can take years for their fate to be decided by the courts.

Media reports on Friday suggested the new policy would mean parents being kept in custody while they go through the legal or deportation process.

Hungary says fence to stop migrants will be done by Aug. 31

Government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs said that Interior Minister Sandor Pinter assured a Cabinet meeting that the deadline, which had earlier been set for Nov. 30, could be met.

According to Kovacs, Pinter said "that the security fence can be built along its full length in a month."