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Families Divided

Federal agencies were unprepared to deal with family separations, government report says

The report, released Tuesday by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, says that federal agencies did not find out about "zero tolerance" at the border until it was publicly announced.

Undocumented immigrant children at a U.S. Border Patrol processing center in McAllen, Texas.

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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