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Inside The Trump Administration’s Chaotic Effort To Reunite Migrant Families

by Nour Malas and Alicia A. Caldwell   on July 27, 2018   publication:

For months, federal immigration officials along the 268-mile stretch of border that separates New Mexico and West Texas from Mexico had been testing a policy of separating migrant parents from their children. What they didn’t

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The Next Family Separation Crisis: Finding Hundreds of Deported Parents

by Catherine E. Shiochet   on July 27, 2018   publication:

Immigrant advocacy groups are gearing up to track down more than 400 parents who were separated from their children and deported without them. The challenge is so daunting that government attorneys have bristled every time

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Bill Nelson claims detained immigrant parents charged $8/minute to call their children. Is it true?

by Miriam Valverde   on July 26, 2018   publication:

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson said the Trump administration reached a new low by charging detained immigrant parents high fees to call the children they were separated from at the border. “The Trump administration has been

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Press Teleconference: Update on family separation and reunification process

by KIND Press Release   on July 26, 2018

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Thursday July 26, 2018 11:30 PM (ET) Update on family separation and reunification process   Recording from the Call:    With today’s deadline for the Trump Administration to reunify separated children over 5

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KIND Launches New Initiative to Help Parents Separated from their Children and Deported to Central America

by KIND Press Release   on July 26, 2018

KIND is launching a new initiative to help locate parents separated from their children and deported to Central America without their children and provide them with vital legal, social, and psychosocial services. The new Central

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Deportation, disorganization complicate reunification

by Claude Solnik   on July 26, 2018   publication:

Two children ages nine and 14, among the more than 100 in New York State receiving legal aid from Kids in Need of Defense, were sent to Texas for reunification over the past few days.

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Skepticism after US government says it’s ‘on track’ to reunite 2,551 children

by Amanda Holpuch   on July 26, 2018   publication:

The Trump administration on Thursday faces its court-imposed deadline to reunite 2,551 children it forcibly separated amid concerns from advocates and attorneys that parents were coerced into being deported without their children. The US homeland security department

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Federal Authorities Say They Have Met Deadline To Reunite Migrant Families

by Caitlin Dickerson, Annie Correal and Mitchell Ferman   on July 26, 2018   publication:

The federal government reported Thursday that it would meet a court-ordered deadline to reunite the last “eligible” migrant families separated at the Southwest border, but hundreds of children remained in federal custody as a result

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As Deadline for Family Unification Nears, Congress Tries to Weaken Protections for Immigrant Children

by Scott Bixby   on July 26, 2018   publication:

With only hours remaining before a court-mandated deadline requires the federal government to reunite thousands of children separated from their immigrant families, the Trump administration has assured Americans that it has all intentions of meeting

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Timeline Shows How Trump Administration Is ‘Rolling Back Protections’ For Immigrant Children

by Chantal Da Silva   on July 26, 2018   publication:

The Trump administration’s court-ordered deadline to reunify the thousands of families it separated at the U.S.-Mexico border has arrived—but that has offered little consolation to children’s rights groups, who say the government’s attack on protections

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