family separation

Roger Ardino, 24, and his son Roger Ardino Jr., 4, pose for a photo as they and Pablo Ortiz, 28, left, and his son Andres were speaking to members of the media during a news conference at the Annunciation House in El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
Ruben R. Ramirez/The El Paso Times via AP
July 11, 2018 - 8:40 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Immigrant parents who reveled after joyful reunions with their young children spoke Wednesday of the traumatic impact of being separated from their sons and daughters for months after they were taken from them at the U.S. border. The administration has been scrambling to reunify...
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Ever Reyes Mejia is reunited with his 3-year-old son at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)  office building in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.
Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP
July 11, 2018 - 8:38 am
By Elliot Spagat and Mike Householder, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remained in holding facilities away from relatives as federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters...
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Donald Norcross
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Shara Dae Howard
July 10, 2018 - 6:40 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Although Rep. Donald Norcross said he saw migrant children , who are housed in a detention center, being well taken care of, he said separating them from their families was wrong. He previously tried to visit the Center for Family Services facility in South Jersey but...
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In this Friday, June 22, 2018, file photo, a mother, left, and son, from Guatemala, hold hands during a news conference following their reunion in Linthicum, Md., after being reunited following their separation at the U.S. border.
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File
July 10, 2018 - 8:17 am
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dozens of immigrant children will be released from detention centers and reunited with their parents Tuesday. A government lawyer said Monday at least 54 children under the age of 5 would join their parents by a court-ordered deadline, only about...
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In this June 18, 2018 file photo, dignitaries take a tour of Southwest Key Programs Casa Padre, a U.S. immigration facility in Brownsville, Texas, where children who have been separated from their families are detained.
Miguel Roberts /The Brownsville Herald via AP, File
July 09, 2018 - 2:56 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — At least 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be released with their parents by Tuesday's court-ordered deadline for the Trump administration to reunify families forcibly separated at the border, a government attorney said Monday. That's only about half of the 100 or so children...
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In this June 25, 2018 file photo, Christian, from Honduras, recounts his separation from his child at the border during a news conference at the Annunciation House,in El Paso, Texas.
AP Photo/Matt York, File
July 09, 2018 - 7:47 am
By Elliott Spagat, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated at the border with their parents in more than half of the cases. The ACLU said late Sunday...
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DNA testing is being conducted as part of the process to reunite children who were separated from their parents at the border.
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July 05, 2018 - 7:37 am
By Sonia Moghe and Nicole Chavez (CNN) -- DNA testing is being conducted as part of the process to reunite children who were separated from their parents at the border, a federal official with knowledge of the reunifications told CNN. "The safety and security is paramount and that it is not...
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Protesters gather in front of the Collier County Courthouse in Naples to rally against the current immigration policies and to call for the reunification of families that were separated at Mexico's border.
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Cherri Gregg
July 03, 2018 - 6:30 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's state budget includes money to help pay attorneys to represent immigrants fighting deportation. Garden state lawmakers agreed to allocate $2.1 million to help pay for legal representations in deportation matters. As it stands, non-citizens have no right to...
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Philadelphia police confront and contain a group of people protesting outside of ICE offices.
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Justin Udo
July 03, 2018 - 12:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have blocked the street where protesters are encamped outside of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office at Eighth and Cherry streets. Commissioner Richard Ross spoke to protesters on Monday night and asked them to move, which they refused...
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From City Hall to Philadelphia's Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters, hundreds marched through town hoping to abolish ICE once and for all.
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
July 02, 2018 - 8:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — From City Hall to Philadelphia's Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters, hundreds marched through town Monday hoping to abolish ICE once and for all. Brutally hot temperatures didn't slow down demonstrators as they marched through the city in support of...
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