Judge Halts Deportations of Reunited Families

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Yeni Maricela Gonzalez Garcia (center) stands with her children 6 year-old Deyuin (left), 9 year-old Jamelin (right) and 11 year-old Lester (back) as she and her lawyer speak with the news media after she was reunited with her children at the East Harlem Cayuga Centers on July 13, 2018 in New York City.  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

On Monday, a federal judge in San Diego temporarily halted the deportation of reunited families who were separated by the Trump administration. Meanwhile, a bill introduced Tuesday by Democrats including California Senator Kamala Harris would require the administration to immediately reunite children separated from parents and establish a federal office to oversee the process. We’ll get the latest on the family separation crisis at the border.

Guests:
Alan Gomez, immigration reporter, USA Today
Julie Small, criminal justice and immigration reporter, KQED

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