Settlement over Trump family separations at the border limits future separations for 8 years

Posted on AllSides October 16th, 2023
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP, File

The federal government would be barred from immigration policies that separate parents from children for eight years under a proposed court settlement announced Monday that also provides families that were split under the Trump administration with temporary legal status and short-term housing aid.

The settlement between the Biden administration and the American Civil Liberties Union, if approved by a judge, would at least temporarily prohibit the type of “zero-tolerance” policy on illegal immigration under which former President Donald Trump separated thousands of families at the border with Mexico.

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