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Family separation crisis takes center stage at Texas Democratic convention

The family separations crisis quickly emerged as the top issue at the state Democratic biennial convention, fueling anger and enthusiasm as the minority party charges into a general election season determined to push back against Trump and his GOP allies in Texas.

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Read all our coverage of the crisis at the border

A Trump administration "zero tolerance" policy regarding illegal border crossings has left more than 2,000 children separated from their parents and sowed confusion in federal immigration courts. Read all of our coverage from Austin, Washington and along Texas' 1,200-mile border with Mexico. 

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