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Families Divided

Hours after deadline, federal government lays out plan for reuniting kids with deported parents

The plan places a heavy burden on the American Civil Liberties Union, the advocacy group that successfully took the government to court this year to order the reunifications.

The main entrance to the Port Isabel Detention Center on Sunday, June 24, 2018. Port Isabel is about 20 miles northwest of Brownsville.

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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