U.S. judge suspends deportations of reunited immigrant families

Anita Areli Ramirez Mejia, an asylum seeker from Honduras separated from her six year-old son Jenri near the Mexico-U.S. border, is reunited with him in Harlingen, Texas, U.S., July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – A U.S. judge temporarily barred the U.S. government on Monday from the rapid deportation of immigrant parents reunited with their children, while a court considers the impact on children’s rights to seek asylum. The government is working to meet a court order to reunite around 2,550 children who were separated by […]

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