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Folders full of immigration paperwork line the shelves of Faisal Alhashadi's office in New York City. An immigration specialist who works in the Bronx, Alhashadi has been advocating on behalf of Yemeni nationals visiting and living in the U.S. Melissa Bunni Elian for NPR hide caption

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People demonstrate in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, demanding an end to the separation of migrant children from their parents. On Friday, the Justice Department said in a court filing that "the government will not separate families but detain families together during the pendency of immigration proceedings." Nicholas Kamm /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Children and workers are seen at a tent encampment on June 19, 2018 in Tornillo, Texas. The Trump administration is using the tent facility to house immigrant children separated from their parents. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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A border patrol car drives past the old border wall just east of Borderfield State Park where construction is set to begin on approximately 14.5 miles of new fencing on June 4 in San Ysidro, Calif. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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DHS: Nearly 2,000 Children Separated From Adults At Border In 6 Weeks

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An ethernet cable connects a router device inside a communications room at an office in London on May 15, 2017. Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Sounding The Alarm About A New Russian Cyber Threat

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A U.S. Border Patrol vehicle is seen from Mexico while patrolling the border between the cities of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua state, on April 7. Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement in San Francisco has resigned, citing disagreements over how to cast the actions of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, who warned against immigration raids last month. The raids prompted a rally outside the ICE office in San Francisco. Stephen Lam/Reuters hide caption

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A Border Patrol agent keeps watch over the U.S.-Mexico border fence just south of San Diego earlier this year. The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that it would waive environmental and other laws to expedite its construction of barriers and roads in the region. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Homeland Security To Waive Environmental Rules On Border Wall Projects

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A now-deleted tweet from @ALT_USCIS was included in a complaint Twitter filed against the Department of Homeland Security. Twitter says DHS tried to unmask the user behind this account, which has "expressed dissent in a range of different ways," including this early tweet that "the author apparently believed cast doubt on the Administration's immigration policy." Twitter/U.S. District Court Northern District of California hide caption

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A view of a ballot scanner at a New York City Board of Elections voting machine facility warehouse just before last November's election. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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State And Local Officials Wary Of Federal Government's Election Security Efforts

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers escort a man who was arrested in a New York City apartment building. New York is a city that won't detain noncitizens on behalf of the federal government. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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President Trump salutes as he disembarks Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Sunday. Trump signed a new executive order on travel and refugee resettlement on Monday. Erik S. Lesser/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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