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LA judge to rule on Trump request to detain immigrant children longer

Detained immigrant children line up in the cafeteria at a temporary home for immigrant women and children detained at the border, in Karnes City, Texas.
Detained immigrant children line up in the cafeteria at a temporary home for immigrant women and children detained at the border, in Karnes City, Texas.
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L.A.-based federal judge Dolly Gee will rule on whether to revise the Flores agreement, which limits the time immigrant children can be detained. She previously ruled against the Obama administration in 2015, when it detained children beyond the 20-day limit.