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>> Some of the parents of detained migrant children will be moved to detention centers closer to them as the Trump administration's scrambles to meet a court imposed deadline to reunify families. Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services or HHS, told reporters Thursday that there are nearly 3,000 separated children in government custody, a figure far higher than his department released over a week ago.
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HHS had previously reported that it had 2,047 children from separated families in its care, about 100 of whom are less than five years old. A judge last month ordered the government to stop separating families and to reunify the youngest children by July 10th and all children by July 26th.
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There's also a deadline by Friday for children to be in phone contact with their parents.>>
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The family separation policy has sparked widespread protesting criticism. Causing President Donald Trump to sign an executive order last month, ordering the policy halted. But on Thursday Trump demanded that Congress passed laws allowing undocumented immigrants to be deported without due process.
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Trump posted on Twitter, when people, with or without children, enter our country, they must be told to leave without our country being forced to endure a long and costly trial.