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Editorial: The Trump administration is using any excuse it can find to separate migrant families

The federal government has continued to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border despite a court order that sought to severely curtail the practice. Over the course of a year , 911 more children were taken, the American Civil Liberties Union charged in a court filing Tuesday. And where did the ACLU get those details? From the government itself. Continue reading

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ELIZABETH WARREN CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION INTO MONITORING OF FAMILY SEPARATION PROTESTS

Elizabeth Warren is calling on the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General to open an internal investigation following revelations that a private intelligence firm provided the law enforcement agency with information on hundreds of protests against the Trump administration’s policy of family separation. Continue reading

Trump Is Still Separating Families in Possible Violation of a Court Order
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Trump Is Still Separating Families in Possible Violation of a Court Order

Originally published by Slate One morning last month, dozens of migrants with handcuffed wrists and ankles filled the benches of the federal courthouse in McAllen, Texas. They’d all been caught crossing the Rio Grande just days earlier and faced criminal charges—misdemeanors for illegal entry and felonies for illegal reentry. Some charged with illegal reentry faced … Continue reading