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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.

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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Trump administration loses in California sanctuary law case

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A federal judge in Sacramento rejected the Trump administration's argument that S.B. 54, the state sanctuary law, impedes immigration agents from doing their jobs.

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Information sharing raises red flag for immigrant advocates

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The federal Office of Refugee Resettlement will provide immigration officials with information on sponsors who could take in children separated from their parents at the border.

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Court orders government to reunite families by deadlines

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A federal judge in San Diego on Tuesday directed the Trump administration to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the border within 30 days.

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Detained mothers file lawsuit seeking reunion with children

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One of the mothers filing the suit is being held at an immigration facility in Irvine. She and her 16-year-old daughter were separated after crossing the border.

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Judge Bars Migrant Family Separations, Orders Return Of Children Within 30 Days

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The ruling follows President Trump's signing of an executive order last week reversing his policy of family separations but without providing a timeline for reuniting families.