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US federal judge ruled Tuesday that authorities must reunite children with their parents who were separated at the US/Mexico border and ended the forced separations playing out by the thousands.>>
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> It's really hard but I thank God and I pray that I'll be given the opportunity to be with her here.>> Officials will temporarily stop prosecuting adults with children who cross the border illegally while the government seeks to change a court agreement that prohibits keeping children in federal detention for more than 20 days.
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>> Facing backlash, Trump last week signed an order ending the separations, but the administration remains committed to the goal of 100% prosecution.>> Why wouldn't we wanna end illegality I ask? What is it about ending illegality that causes such an uproar?>> Tuesday's ruling, a preliminary injunction in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of immigrant parents, will force the government to reunite children five and older with their parents within 30 days.
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They have just two weeks to reunite children under age five. The ruling gave hope to parents who have lost track of their children.>>