family separation

Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor
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August 13, 2018 - 5:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigration courts from Boston to Los Angeles have been experiencing fallout from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that has caused some deportation orders to be tossed and cases thrown out, bringing more chaos to a system that was already besieged by ballooning dockets and...
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 In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
July 31, 2018 - 7:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is demanding answers from federal immigration officials about the Trump administration's separation of migrant children from their families and its struggle to reunite them, a fraught effort that's drawn election-year criticism from both parties. But...
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Calet Garcia, center, of Honduras, cries after he realizes he will be able to apply for asylum in the U.S. with his friend Daisy Avelar, second from left, of El Salvador, Thursday, July 26, 2018, near the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico.
AP Photo/Gregory Bull
July 27, 2018 - 7:32 am
By Elliot Spagat, Colleen Long and Anita Snow, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Shy children were given a meal and a plane or bus ticket to locations around the U.S. as non-profit groups tried to smooth the way for kids reunited with their parents as a deadline loomed following their separations...
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Construction workers watch as children hold hands during a march in protest of the separation of immigrant families, Thursday, July 26, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
July 26, 2018 - 2:40 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday that more than 1,800 children separated at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited with parents and sponsors but hundreds remain apart, signaling a potentially long wait for anguished families. The federal government was under a Thursday...
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Immigrants seeking asylum Natalia Oliveira da Silva and her daughter, Sara, 5, hug as they wait at a Catholic Charities facility, Monday, July 23, 2018, in San Antonio.
AP Photo/Eric Gay
July 26, 2018 - 11:50 am
By Astrid Galvan and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration faced a court-imposed deadline Thursday to reunite thousands of children and parents who were forcibly separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, an enormous logistical task brought on by its "zero...
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Esperanza Perez, mother of Miguel Perez, is comforted by Luis Retamal after receiving news that her son was denied U.S. citizenship on Thursday, March 15, 2018.
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July 24, 2018 - 2:33 pm
By Tal Kopan (CNN) — The Trump administration gave its first indication Monday of how many parents separated from their children may have already been deported: More than 460. In a status update on the ongoing court-ordered family reunifications filed Monday, the government said 463 parents of...
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In this June 23, 2018, file photo, an immigrant child looks out from a U.S. Border Patrol bus leaving as protesters block the street outside the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
July 18, 2018 - 7:41 am
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where they were taken. It was hard to sleep with lights shining all night and guards...
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Chilean artist Ian Pierce (third from left) and his crew worked in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia to conceive and create the "Families Belong Together" mural, displayed as a protest to the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy.
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Shara Dae Howard
July 16, 2018 - 7:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A North Philadelphia community is the home of a new mural along North Front Street, which creators say is meant to send a message to President Donald Trump. Within three weeks, Chilean artist Ian Pierce and his crew worked in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia...
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In this June 20, 2018, file photo, sisters from Guatemala seeking asylum, cross a bridge to a port of entry in to the United States from Matamoros, Mexico, in Brownsville, Texas.
AP Photo/Eric Gay, File
July 16, 2018 - 12:54 pm
By Will Weissert and Emily Schmall, Associated Press LOS FRESNOS, Texas (AP) — Patricia Aragon told the U.S. asylum officer at her recent case assessment that she was fleeing her native Honduras because she had been robbed and raped by a gang member who threatened to kill her and her 9-year-old...
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In this image taken from video, Javier Garrido Martinez, left and Alan Garcia, right, sit with their 4-year-sons at a news conference in New York, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
AP Photo/Robert Bumsted
July 12, 2018 - 10:55 am
By Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says all eligible small children separated from their families as a result of its zero-tolerance immigration policy have been reunited with their parents. But nearly half of the children under 5 remain separated from their...
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