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Families Divided

Migrants get a second chance at asylum. But it’s still "an uphill battle."

Although migrant families separated at the border this summer are getting a second chance to make their case for staying in the country, immigration lawyers say the Trump administration is working overtime to upend the nation's asylum process.

Immigrants arrive at the Casa Vides Annunciation House shelter after being released from U.S. CBP custody, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in El Paso. According to the director of the shelter, all the migrants released today are parents and have been separated from their children. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas Tribune

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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