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Families Divided

Feds pledge in court to provide more information to parents suing over separation from their kids

A U.S. Department of Justice lawyer promised in a D.C. federal court Wednesday to provide three Central American parents who are suing the federal government with information about and regular contact with their kids.

Protesters call for immigrant families to be kept together at a rally in Austin on Thursday, June 14, 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

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