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New lawsuits challenge implementation of Trump travel ban

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| Opponents of the Trump travel ban blocking most travelers from five Muslim-majority countries are challenging how officials are deciding on requests for ban waivers.

Court to feds: submit plans for still-separated families

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U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego ordered the government to submit plans on how it will reunite families still separated after detained at the border.

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Feds say they've reunited about 1,000 migrant families

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Federal attorneys told a San Diego judge Tuesday that officials have by now reunited 1,012 migrant families separated at the southern border in recent months.

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New asylum rules make it harder for those fleeing violence

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Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions set a higher bar for victims of what’s referred to as “private violence” – such as domestic or gang violence.

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Judge temporarily halts migrant family deportations amid reunification efforts

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A federal judge in San Diego has told the government to hold off for now on deporting reunited migrant families. Judge Dana Sabraw said Monday he’d block deportations temporarily amid concerns from the ACLU, which filed suit to reunite families separated at the border, that parents and their children might be deported without fully knowing their rights.

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Father-son reunite at LAX after separated at border

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A tearful Guatemalan father hugged his six-year-old after they were reunited in LA. They had crossed the border illegally and had been separated by federal agents.

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Immigrant father faces deportation, dozens rally behind him

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Hermelindo Che Coc was separated from his 6-year-old son in May. His backers gathered at his ICE check-in on Tuesday hoping to prevent his deportation.

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Judge gives more time for government to reunite some migrant families

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But other children under five who were separated from their parents at the border could be reunited with them by Tuesday, the deadline set by a federal court.

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