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Immigration Bill Fails, Fate of Children Separated at the Border Still Unresolved

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People display signs at the Tornillo Port of Entry near El Paso, Texas, June 21, 2018 during a protest rally including several American mayors against the US administration's family separation policy. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

On Wednesday a federal judge in San Diego issued an injunction requiring migrant children to be reunited with their parents within 30 days, or within 14 days for children under 5. Meanwhile, the House defeated a “compromise” GOP immigration bill that would have funded President Trump’s border wall and partially addressed family separation. With more than 2,300 children sheltered across multiple states, we’ll discuss what’s next for family reunification.

Nick Miroff,
national security reporter, Washington Post


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