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Families Divided

Immigration "loophole" that Trump bemoaned returns after zero tolerance rollback

A head-spinning sequence of events appears to have put the Trump administration right where it started: running a "catch and release" immigration system in which families crossing the border illegally stay in the country as the government processes their asylum claims.

Silvia Guidel and her daughters Seily, 7, and twins Nahsliy Nicole and Nahsliy Dariana, 4, from Guatemala, make their way fr…

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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Doris Romero, 42, from Honduras, waits with her son, Jose, 14, and her nephew, Ronald, 4, wait to be processed after turning…

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