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CHICAGO | Brazilian boy, 9, released to mom after US judge’s order

CHICAGO— A Brazilian mother and 9-year-old son separated at the U.S.-Mexico border were together again Thursday after a federal judge in Chicago ordered the U.S. government to release the boy, in one of the first examples of an urgent petition for court intervention successfully reuniting parent and child. Facing reporters together just hours after the … Continue reading CHICAGO | Brazilian boy, 9, released to mom after US judge’s order

CHICAGO | US judge orders immediate release of detained Brazilian boy

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago on Thursday ordered the U.S. government to release a 9-year-old Brazilian boy who was separated from his mother at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying their continued separation “irreparably harms them both.” Judge Manish Shah mulled his decision for just a few hours before finding that Lidia Karine Souza … Continue reading CHICAGO | US judge orders immediate release of detained Brazilian boy

CHICAGO | Judge mulling decision on returning boy to immigrant mom

CHICAGO  — Whether a 9-year-old Brazilian boy who has been in U.S. government custody for the last month is handed back to his immigrant mother within hours is now in the hands of a federal judge, who said he could rule later Thursday. The mother, Lidia Karine Souza, sat on a courtroom bench with a … Continue reading CHICAGO | Judge mulling decision on returning boy to immigrant mom