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SAN DIEGO | More than 300 older children split at border are reunited

SAN DIEGO — The Trump administration said Thursday that it has reunified 364 children ages 5 and older with their families after they were separated at the border, still leaving hundreds to go before a court-imposed deadline a week away. The Justice Department reaffirmed in a court filing that it has identified 2,551 children who … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | More than 300 older children split at border are reunited

WASHINGTON | US: Nearly half of youngest children not rejoining families

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Thursday all eligible small children who were separated from their families as a result of its zero-tolerance immigration policy have been reunited with their parents. But nearly half of the children under 5 remain apart from their families because of safety concerns, the deportation of their parents and other … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US: Nearly half of youngest children not rejoining families

WASHINGTON | US says all eligible youngest children, families reunited

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration says all eligible small children separated from their families as a result of its zero-tolerance immigration policy have been reunited with their parents. But nearly half of the children under 5 remain separated from their families because of safety concerns, the deportation of their parents and other issues, the administration said. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US says all eligible youngest children, families reunited

SAN DIEGO | US will reunite and release over 50 immigrant children

SAN DIEGO — More than 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be reunited with their parents by Tuesday’s court-ordered deadline for action by Trump administration, a government attorney said Monday. The families will be released after they are reunited. That’s only about half of the 100 or so infants and toddlers covered by the … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | US will reunite and release over 50 immigrant children

SAN DIEGO | ACLU says US will miss deadline to reunite migrant families

SAN DIEGO — The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss Tuesday’s court-ordered deadline to reunite scores of young migrant children with their parents. The ACLU said late Sunday that the administration provided it with a list of 102 children under 5 and that it “appears likely that less than … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | ACLU says US will miss deadline to reunite migrant families

SAN DIEGO  | ACLU: Many children unlikely to be reunited by deadline

SAN DIEGO  — The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated at the border with their parents in more than half of the cases. The ACLU said late Sunday the administration provided it with a list of 102 children under … Continue reading SAN DIEGO  | ACLU: Many children unlikely to be reunited by deadline

NEW YORK | Protests in cities large and small over immigration policy

NEW YORK  — Thousands of protesters across America, moved by accounts of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, marched Saturday — in major cities and tiny towns — to demand President Donald Trump’s administration reunite the divided families. More than 700 planned marches are expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people … Continue reading NEW YORK | Protests in cities large and small over immigration policy

DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa court blocks 72-hour waiting period for abortion

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday struck down a law requiring a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion, ruling that the restriction was unconstitutional and that “autonomy and dominion over one’s body go to the very heart of what it means to be free.” Justices noted that the … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa court blocks 72-hour waiting period for abortion