DHS Refuses to ‘Reunite’ Children with Adults Who Aren’t Their Parents

Three parents actually admitted they were not related to the children with whom they were ordered to be “reunited” when agents brought out DNA swabs to test parentage. Two others were proven to not be the parents when DNA tests were completed. Eight other purported parents will not be “reunited” with children due to failed criminal background checks that turned up serious convictions or child abuse.

The Associated Press

DOJ Asks Court to Let Them Keep Border Crossing Families Together

The Department of Justice (DOJ), acting on President Donald Trump’s executive order seeking to keep parents charged with illegally crossing the U.S. border united with their children, asked the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Thursday to grant the government relief from 1997’s “Flores Settlement.”

The Associated Press