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There's a beach separating the US and Mexico where families meet on either side of towering border walls - see what it looks like

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The Trump administration took another step this spring toward its campaign promise to keep undocumented immigrants out of the US.
In early May, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Department of Homeland Security officials would begin a new "zero-tolerance" immigration policy: Everyone who attempts to cross the border - even those seeking asylum - are now being prosecuted.
The policy seems to be doing exactly what it was designed to do. Homeland Security figures reveal that, between April 19 through May 31, border officials separated 1,995 children from 1,940 adults, according to a report...
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Hundreds March To Texas Tent City Holding Detained Immigrant Kids

Hundreds March To Texas Tent City Holding Detained Immigrant Kids

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Rep. Beto O'Rourke organized the Fathers' Day march in just a couple of days. Hundreds of people showed up to protest the Trump administration's policy of separating families at the border.
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GOP, Democrats are outraged but at odds over ending family separation at border

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Both sides are calling for a legislative fix to stop the administration's practice, but no cross-party compromise is emerging.
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O'Rourke on separation of families at border: ‘It is on all of us'

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When it comes down to it, the separation of families at the border is “on all of us, not just the Trump administration,” Rep. Beto O'Rourke told CNN's Jake Tapper on “State of the Union” Sunday morning. “At the moment that finally thought they had reached safety, refuge, were going to petition for asylum, they were taken from their parents, and are now in Tornillo with no idea of when or if they will see their mothers or their fathers on this Father's Day again,” the Texas Democratic congressman said. The practice recently came under fire when Attorney General Jeff Sessions argued that, if...
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Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N. Post

Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N. Post

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Tear gas fired on Venezuelan residents as U.S. protests border closures

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Meet Trump's Pick for Next US Ambassador to UN

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How Remainers could accidentally save Theresa May's Brexit deal

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