US steps up effort to unite families separated under Trump

News September 13, 2021 News
US steps up effort to unite families separated under Trump

From ABC News | Politics by Ben Fox, Associated Press

The Biden administration is expanding its effort to find and reunite migrant families who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border under President Donald Trump as part of a zero-tolerance policy on illegal crossings.

A federal task force is launching a new program Monday that officials say will expand efforts to find parents, many of whom are in remote Central American communities, and help them return to the United States, where they will get at least three years of legal residency and other assistance.

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