family separation

Sirley Silveira Paixao, right, an immigrant from Brazil seeking asylum, hugs her Chicago based attorney Britt Miller, after a hearing where a federal judge ordered the release of her 10-year-old son Diego from immigration detention, Thursday, July 5, 2018
(AP Photo/Annie Rice)
July 06, 2018 - 6:24 pm
The administration said it needed more time to reunite 101 children under 5 years old to ensure the children's safety and to confirm their parental relationships.
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April 9, 2018; Laredo, TX, USA; A United States Border Patrol agent catches a man along the banks of the Rio Grande after watching him illegally cross the river from Mexico into the United States in Laredo, Texas.
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June 22, 2018 - 12:40 pm
Trump on Friday told fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time'' on immigration legislation until after November, dismissing his party's struggle to surmount internal divisions.
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First lady Melania Trump boards a plane at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, June 21, 2018, to travel to Texas.
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 21, 2018 - 4:03 pm
The First Lady wore the jacket as she boarded a flight Thursday to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents.
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In this June 18, 2018 photo, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen speak to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House.
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June 20, 2018 - 11:06 am
"We want to keep families together. It's very important," Trump told reporters during a White House meeting with members of Congress. "I'll be signing something in a little while that's going to do that."
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Feb. 5, 2018; Blue Ash, OH, USA; President Donald Trump tours and speaks at Sheffer Corporation.
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June 19, 2018 - 5:27 pm
GOP House leaders, increasingly fearful of voter reaction in November, were to meet with President Donald Trump Tuesday evening at the Capitol to try to work out some resolution.
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Bianey Reyes (C) and others protest the separation of children from their parents in front of the El Paso Processing Center, an immigration detention facility, at the Mexican border on June 19, 2018 in El Paso, Texas.
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June 19, 2018 - 2:20 pm
Rice tweeted out the governor's phone number, urging people to ask Parson directly to pull the guard.
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In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, stand in line at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June
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June 18, 2018 - 12:33 pm
President Donald Trump dug in Monday, again falsely blaming Democrats and declaring he would keep the U.S. from becoming "a migrant camp."
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