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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., holds a card written by a Chicago child at a news conference, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Chicago. The cards were shown to children detained as a result of President Donald Trump's policy of separating families at the border. (AP Photo/Annie Rice)
The Latest: Kansas governor orders scrutiny of group homesKansas Gov. Jeff Colyer ordered an immediate inspection of Topeka group homes that are housing unaccompanied immigrant children
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Lawsuit: Boston schools cooperate with immigration officialsA coalition of civil rights and student advocacy groups has sued the Boston Public Schools to find out how much student information the system shares with federal immigration officials
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Honduran girl in symbolic photo not separated from motherA crying Honduran toddler whose picture was used on the cover of Time magazine and became a symbol of President Trump's immigration policy, was not separated from her mother, U.S. government officials say
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Darwin Micheal Mejia, right, holds hands with his mother, Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia, during a news conference following their reunion at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Linthicum, Md. The Justice Department agreed to release Mejia-Mejia's son after she sued the U.S. government in order to be reunited following their separation at the U.S. border. She has filed for political asylum in the U.S. following a trek from Guatemala. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
For immigrants, still no word on when they will be reunitedTwo days after President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of families at the border, federal authorities are still working on a plan to reunite an estimated 1,800 children with their parents and find ways to keep households together
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President Donald Trump listens during an event on immigration alongside family members affected by crime committed by undocumented immigrants, at the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump sabotages GOP plans in Congress. Again.Republican leaders increasingly see President Donald Trump as a party leader who can't be relied upon
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Lawsuit seeks lawyer access to immigrants in prisonA rights group has filed an emergency suit in federal court against top officials of U.S. immigration and homeland security departments, alleging they have unconstitutionally denied lawyers' access to immigrants being held in a federal prison in Oregon
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Julian Castro seizes on border separation while musing runFormer U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro is seizing on the outcry over family separation at the border as he explores a 2020 presidential run
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File - In this May 30, 2018 file photo, attorney Michael Cohen arrives to court in New York. President Donald Trump's former attorney retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president. The photo fueled speculation Friday, June 22, 2018, that Cohen has secret tapes of Trump and is willing to share them. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculationPresident Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold _ who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president _ fueling speculation that Cohen may have secret tapes of Trump
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This image provided by the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center shows part of the interior of the building in Staunton, Va. Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at the juvenile detention center say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement, left nude and shivering in concrete cells. The abuse claims are detailed in federal court filings that include a half-dozen sworn statements from Latino teens jailed there for months or years. (Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center via AP)
Latino teens who alleged abuse at center no longer in USA lawyer for immigrant children who say they were cuffed and beaten inside a Virginia detention facility says two of the teens involved in the case are no longer in the United States
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Alex Leith, a former Democrat who switched to unaffiliated two years ago, poses for a picture, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Denver. For the first time, Colorado is allowing unaffiliated voters, the state's largest voting bloc, to participate in the major party midterm primaries, thanks to a voter-passed initiative that largely was spurred by disenchantment with the polarization of the 2016 presidential election and candidates many voters viewed as unresponsive to their concerns. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Independents can vote in Colorado's major party primariesColorado is joining a growing list of states that allow unaffiliated voters to participate in the major party primaries
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Democrats want US Interior Department staff moves explainedDemocrats in Congress are asking U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to explain why he's reassigned dozens of senior agency officials, most recently Yellowstone National Park's superintendent, who's being pushed into early retirement
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Tents in Texas hold hundreds of Central American teenagersThree Democratic U.S. senators learned Friday that a holding facility for immigrant children on the Texas border near El Paso appears to be occupied by about 250 teenage boys mostly from Central America
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