How to Reunite Separated Kids? Start With a Court Order
The government has two weeks to hand back the youngest children it separated, but reunifying all of them will take time.
The Trump administration’s practice of separating immigrant kids from their parents at the border with Mexico ended with President Trump’s executive order last week. But separation, as experienced by the 2,047 children the government is holding far away from their parents, is still very much ongoing with no immediate end in sight.
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Cough Up the Kids: A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to reunite immigrant children under 5 years old with their parents within 14 days, according to an injunction handed down by the District Court for the Southern District of California.