Texas group houses displaced parents


National News

June 24, 2018 - 11:00 PM

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas charitable organization said 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care, but they don’t know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite government assurances that family reunification would be well organized.

The release Sunday is believed to be the first, large one of its kind since President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that preserved a “zero-tolerance” policy for entering the country illegally but ended the practice of separating immigrant parents and children.

Ruben Garcia, director of Annunciation House in El Paso, said the group of both mothers and fathers includes some from Mexico,

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