Administration reports nearly 1,200 family reunifications

(Worthy News) – Nearly 1,200 children 5 and older have been reunited with their families after being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, leaving hundreds to go before this week’s court-imposed deadline, according to a Justice Department court filing on Monday that raised the possibility that many parents have been deported.

There have been 1,187 reunifications with parents, sponsors and guardians by the Health and Human Services Department’s Office of Refugee Resettlement. which took custody of the children, the filing said. The administration has identified 2,551 children 5 and older who have been separated from their families.

U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw has set a deadline of Thursday for the government to reunite all older children with their parents. He set an earlier deadline for dozens of children under 5. [ Source: Townhall (Read More…) ]

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