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Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, hold migrant children and parents longer

The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services will issue a new rule Friday to withdraw from the Flores Settlement Agreement, the federal consent decree that has set basic standards for the detention of migrant children and teens since 1997.

by Maria Sacchetti, The Washington Post
The South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley is one of two family immigrant detention centers in Texas.

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