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Administration plans parent-child reunification after district court order

  1. Original Date Announced

    July 18, 2020

    DHS, HHS and DOJ release joint plan for reunifying 2,551 children and their parents who were separated pursuant to the Zero Tolerance policy, as well as children and parents separated at the border for other reasons, as ordered by Judge Sabraw in Ms. L. v. ICE (S.D. Cal. 3:18-cv-00428). The plan requires background checks, parentage confirmation, and child safety assessments to reunite these families. [ID #82]

    The Tri-Department Plan for Stage II of Family Reunification

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: ICE ORR AG CBP

Pre Trump-Era Policies


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