PressTV-US misses deadline as 700 kids remain separated

The Trump administration has failed to meet a court-ordered deadline to reunite immigrant children forcibly separated from their families at the US-Mexico border, as about 700 children still remain in detection.

The federal government faced a Thursday deadline to reunify more than 2,500 children separated from their parents under President Donald Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy on immigration.

Authorities said more than 1,800 children have been reunited with their parents and sponsors, signaling a potentially long wait for distressed families.

A woman, identified only as Heydi and her daughter Mishel, 6, and a man, identified only as Luis, and his daughter, Selena ,6, relax together in an Annunciation House facility after they were reunited with their children on July 26, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. (Photo by AFP)

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