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Families Divided

A mother from Guatemala is supposed to see her 6-month-old Tuesday. Will it happen?

The clock is ticking for Sandy, a mother in immigration detention who was separated from her four kids — including her then 5-month-old son — earlier this summer. A federal judge has ordered that children under 5 be reunited with their parents by Tuesday. But it's hard to know if that will actually happen.

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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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