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Migrant Teens Restrained But Not Abused, Virginia Report Finds

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Supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA), gay activists and others demonstrate outside the U.S. District Court 9th Circuit in Pasadena, Calif., in May. The Trump administration has been trying to convince courts that it is justified in ending an Obama-era immigration policy that shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Immigration Debate Shifts To Texas Judge Who Blocked 2015 DACA Expansion

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Officials Race To Meet Deadline To Re-Unite Migrant Children With Parents

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The E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse in Washington, D.C., where a federal judge ruled against the Trump administration's detention of asylum-seekers. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Federal Judge Orders Administration To End Arbitrary Detention Of Asylum-Seekers

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Where The Trump Administration's 'Zero Tolerance' Policy Stands Now

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Central American immigrants depart ICE custody, pending future immigration court hearings, on June 11 in McAllen, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Migrant Family Policy Now Moves To The Courts

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Watched by Vice President Pence, President Trump on Wednesday shows an executive order on immigration aimed at putting an end to the controversial separation of migrant families at the border. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows the interior of a CBP facility in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. Immigration officials have separated thousands of families who crossed the border illegally. Reporters taken on a tour of the facility were not allowed by agents to interview any of the detainees or take photos, the AP reported. U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP hide caption

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A 2-year-old Honduran girl cries as her mother, who seeks asylum, is detained at the Southern border near McAllen, Texas, in June. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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