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Trump orders end to his family separation policy amid national furor

Children and workers are seen at a tent encampment recently built near the Tornillo Port of Entry in Tornillo, Texas. The Trump administration has been using the Tornillo tent facility to house immigrant children separated from their parents after they were caught entering the U.S. under the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. President Trump on Wednesday ordered an end to the immigrant family separation policy. 

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After receiving assistance from the Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, migrant families from Mexico and Central America are processed for transport to various destinations in McAllen, Texas.

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Immigrant children lie on mats in the Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, after being taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents.

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Immigrant children sit inside cages in the Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, after being taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents.

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Immigrants recently processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection wait at the Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in McAllen, Texas.

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Immigrants are detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents and transported to the Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas.

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A 2-year-old cries as her mother is searched near the U.S.-Mexico border in McAllen, Texas.

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Immigrants, including parents with children, are detained near the U.S.-Mexico border in McAllen, Texas.

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Children line up for dinner at a border shelter where they are staying with their families on in Tijuana, Mexico. The immigrants from Central America and Michoacan are fleeing violence and are asking for asylum.

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A 2-year-old girl sits on the cement floor at a border shelter where she is staying with her family in Tijuana, Mexico. The immigrants from Central America and Michoacan are fleeing violence and are asking for asylum.

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Asylum seekers carry their luggage and hold onto small children as they head to the U.S. border were they will be directed to a holding area to be processed by U.S. Border and Customs Protection  in Tijuana, Mexico.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
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