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Garry Mead, assistant director of detention and removal for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, answers a reporter's question in 2007 in front of cells that housed immigrant families at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, Texas. After a suit by the ACLU, the center ended family detention, and ICE mostly avoided it until 2014. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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The U.S. Has A Long, Troubled History Of Detaining Families Together

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Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, seen here in 2017, announced his retirement in a letter to the White House on Wednesday. Eric Thayer/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court To Lose Its Swing Voter: Justice Anthony Kennedy To Retire

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Immigration Legislature And Politics

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Democratic members of Congress protest the Trump family separate policy. From left to right: Reps. Joseph Crowley, Luis Gutierrez, Pramila Jayapal, John Lewis and Judy Chu. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted that Maryland will not deploy any National Guard resources to the border until the policy of separating children from their families has been rescinded. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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The Berduo family speaks with authorities as they try to cross the international bridge between Matamoros, Mexico, and Brownsville, Texas. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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After Traveling 2,000 Miles For Asylum, This Family's Journey Halts At A Bridge

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Boys 10 to 17 years old stand outside a government-contracted youth shelter in Brownsville, Texas. Ninety percent of the residents traveled to the United States alone seeking protection; the remainder were separated from their families at the border under a controversial new policy by the Trump administration. Department of Health and Human Services hide caption

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'These Are Not Kids Kept In Cages': Inside A Texas Shelter For Immigrant Youth

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U.S. Army soldiers in Puerto Rico unload food on Oct. 17, 2017. Nearly a month after Hurricane Maria hit, the federal government was still delivering basic supplies, like food and water. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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FEMA Blamed Delays In Puerto Rico On Maria; Agency Records Tell Another Story

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Attorney Gloria Allred, center, marched with students and alumni at USC on Saturday. Saul Gonzalez/KCRW hide caption

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Education Department Investigating USC's Handling Of Sexual Harassment Allegations

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The Federal Communications Commission rollback of net neutrality went into effect today. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai championed the move, while commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel opposed it. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who oversees the Census Bureau, appears before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to discuss the 2020 census, in Washington, D.C., in October 2017. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Documents Shed Light On Decision To Add Census Citizenship Question

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