President Trump Signs Executive Order Ending Family Separation at the Border

Headline Roundup June 20th, 2018

President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday ending family separations at the border, mandating that parents and children caught crossing illegally be detained together.

President Trump Signs Executive Order Ending Family Separation at the Border

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President Donald Trump, bowing to a deepening humanitarian crisis along the southwest border, signed an executive order Wednesday that promises to halt family separation while insisting that the administration's "zero tolerance" policy to prosecute all illegal immigrants would continue.

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That would conflict with a 2015 court order — which means lawsuits would be imminent.

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President Trump signed an order Wednesday ending the separation of families at the border, moving to end a crisis that engulfed his administration and threatened to derail his hopes of progress on broader immigration reforms.

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