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Kate Morrissey

Kate Morrissey, originally from Atlanta, came to The San Diego Union-Tribune in March 2016. She worked first on the DataWatch team before taking on the immigration beat in August 2016.
U.S. is using unreliable dental exams to hold teen migrants in adult detention

The U.S. government use of dental exams to help determine the age of migrants has drawn criticism from immigrant rights advocates and triggered court battles.

Live: Trump departs LAX for Las Vegas

Trump had been threatening to close the border for a week, leading some to believe he would use Friday’s visit to a section of fencing in Calexico to announce at least a partial closure.

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