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Report: Trump Administration Separated 6,000 Families in 4 Months

HeadlineOct 12, 2018

In immigration news, a new report by Amnesty International says the Trump administration forcibly separated 6,000 families at the U.S.-Mexico border between April and August, a far higher number of children and parents torn apart by immigration officials than previously thought. The report says the administration “is waging a deliberate campaign of human rights violations against asylum-seekers, in order to broadcast globally that the United States no longer welcomes refugees.” Click here to see our full coverage of the Trump administration’s family separation policy, including our report from the U.S.-Mexico border.

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