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Majority Of Youngest Migrants Reunited With Parents, Trump Administration Says

Majority Of Youngest Migrants Reunited With Parents, Trump Administration Says
July 12, 2018 Elijah James Logan

On Thursday, two days after its original deadline , the Trump administration announced that it has complied with the first part of a court order to return the nearly 3,000 migrant children separated from their parents in recent months. Administration officials had been under a mandate to reunify the youngest minors, or migrants under the age of 5, with their families by Tuesday — and by Thursday morning, they say they have reunited 57 of the 103 children who fit that criteria. Officials determined that the rest, which constitute nearly half the group, are ineligible for reunification due to a variety of reasons, ranging from their parents’ criminal records to the fact that some self-proclaimed parents were not their parents at all. “Throughout the reunification process our goal has been the well-being of the children and returning them to a safe environment,” said the heads of the three agencies collaborating on compliance — Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Homeland

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