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Judge commends family reunification, eyes next deadline

4 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

SAN DIEGO - A federal judge on Friday commended the Trump administration efforts to reunify families separated at the border but also planned to keep close watch as another big deadline nears.
U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said at a hearing in San Diego that the government has demonstrated good faith and largely complied with a deadline this week to reunite families with children under 5 years old.
At the same time, he indicates he will be monitoring the administration's actions ahead of a July 26 deadline to reunite more than 2,000 children who are 5 and older.
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A federal judge just ordered the Trump administration to pay immigrant families' reunification costs - and a government lawyer called it 'a huge ask'

A federal judge just ordered the Trump administration to pay immigrant families' reunification costs - and a government lawyer called it 'a huge ask'

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to cover the costs of reuniting the immigrant families it separated under its " zero tolerance " immigration policy.
A government lawyer pushed back, calling that "a huge ask" and saying there weren't enough resources to pay for families' flights and other reunification expenses.
"The government will make it happen," US District Judge Dana Sabraw responded.
A federal judge said in a court hearing on Friday that because the Trump administration "improperly separated" thousands of immigrant families at the border, it should also...
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