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Families Divided

Federal government has reunited 450 migrant children over 5, leaving 2,000 still separated

The government has a court-ordered deadline of July 26 to reunify the rest of the children. But last time it came up against a deadline, the government declared almost half the children "ineligible."

Immigrant families enter the Catholic Charity in McAllen on June 29, 2018.

Families Divided

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