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Families Divided

Ted Cruz introduces legislation to keep immigrant families together after they cross the border

Cruz's Protect Kids and Parents Act would require the federal government to keep immigrant families together "absent aggravated criminal conduct or threat of harm to the children."

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz speaks at the Republican Party of Texas convention is San Antonio on Saturday, June 16, 2018.

Families Divided

The Trump administration's “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which led to the separation of children from adults who crossed the border illegally, has fueled a national outcry. Sign up for our ongoing coverage. Send story ideas to tips@texastribune.org.

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