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Biden administration settles lawsuit over Trump-era migrant family separation policy

If the settlement is approved, the federal government would be prohibited from adopting a similar policy for the next eight years. Affected immigrants would be allowed to be in the country legally and receive work permits and other benefits.

Migrants who have turned themselves in to Border Patrol are processed by state troopers before being transported to a border patrol detainment facility in Eagle Pass on July 14, 2023.

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