U.S. says data on separated families not readily available – court filings

Undocumented immigrant families walk from a bus depot to a respite center after being released from detention in McAllen, Texas, July 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government said in court filings on Thursday that it lacked the technical capability to quickly provide states with information about children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border under President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy towards illegal immigrants. As part of a lawsuit in federal court in Seattle […]

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