Where Biden’s Justice Department Isn’t Breaking From Trump

Democratic gripes are increasing, as some critics worry that the department is rubber-stamping Trump-era policies.

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‘Will I Recognize You?’ She Traveled 2,500 Miles to Reach Her Mother.

Migrant children are crossing the southwestern border by the thousands each week. They are often rejoining parents who immigrated to the United States years ago.

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For One Young Migrant, a Family Separation Nightmare

This story, split between Guatemala and Florida, offers a firsthand look at the continuing trauma of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” separation policy.

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Many Families Torn Apart at the Southern Border Face a Long and Uncertain Wait

Some parents are opting to try, once again, the dangerous trek north to rejoin the children who were kept in the U.S. by the Trump administration.

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Migrants Separated From Their Children Will Be Allowed Into U.S.

A handful of parents from Mexico and Central America who were deported under the Trump administration’s family separation policy will be reunited this week with their children.

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Biden Picks Trump Critic Chris Magnus to Run Border Agency

Chris Magnus, the Tucson police chief who carried a Black Lives Matter sign at a protest, was chosen to lead Customs and Border Protection.

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Parents of 445 Children Separated By Trump Still Not Found, Filing Says

Advocates and Biden administration officials say finding their families is difficult with each passing day.

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Migrant Children Deserve Better

To simply return to the failed model of child detention is a missed opportunity to meaningfully reimagine our immigration system.

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Biden’s Executive Orders: President to Sign 3 Rolling Back Trump’s Immigration Agenda

One executive order aims to reunite migrant families separated at the southern border. The others authorize a wholesale review of the former president’s immigration policies.

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Biden Faces Pressure to Make Amends on Family Separation

Restitution, mental health services and legal permanent residency are among the demands for compensation to families harmed by the Trump-era border policy.

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Biden Must Reckon With Obama-Era Immigration Mistakes

Deportations carried out back then left immigrant communities fractured and financially devastated.

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Trump and Aides Drove Family Separation at Border, Documents Say

Notes and testimony from a Justice Department official implicate President Trump and White House aides in the “zero tolerance” policy that led to family separations at the border.

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Three Years After Family Separation, Her Son Is Back. But Her Life Is Not.

Many of the migrant families separated under the Trump administration’s most controversial immigration policy have been reunited. But some are still struggling.

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The ‘Wall’ Is Still Motivating Voters. But This Time Is It Against Trump?

Immigration was a defining issue for President Trump in 2016. It’s less dominant in 2020, and it is motivating his critics as well as his supporters.

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Migrant Children From Other Countries Are Being Expelled Into Mexico

Children from Central America are being sent by the U.S. to Mexico, where they may have no family to retrieve them. An internal email said the transfers violated the government’s own policies.

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Trump Tried to Blur Responsibility for His Family Separation Policy in Final Debate

President Trump repeatedly hurled the phrase “They built the cages” at his debate opponent Thursday, but separating children from parents was a policy all his own.

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Biden and Trump’s Final Debate: Who Won?

How their last clash looked to Times Opinion writers.

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Parents of 545 Children Separated at the Border Cannot Be Found

A new report shows hundreds of cases in which migrant children were taken from their families, and their parents, who were deported, cannot be located.

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Rod Rosenstein Was Just Doing His Job

Does that really excuse him for his role in the Trump administration’s family separation policy?

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Trump’s Overhaul of Immigration Is Worse Than You Think

This administration has attacked every aspect of the immigration system — and it won’t be easy to undo.

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‘We Need to Take Away Children,’ Jeff Sessions Said

Top department officials were “a driving force” behind President Trump’s child separation policy, a draft investigation report said.

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Melania Trump Tapes: First Lady Takes Aim at Critics, Migrant Children

The audio recording puts the first lady’s frustrations on full display just weeks before President Trump faces the voters in his bid for a second term.

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In Profane Rant, Melania Trump Takes Aim at Migrant Children and Critics

The audio recording puts the first lady’s frustrations on full display just weeks before President Trump faces the voters in his bid for a second term.

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Inside Trump’s Immigration Crackdown

Two filmmakers were granted rare access to Immigration and Customs Enforcement operations. The Trump administration is now seeking to block the release of their documentary.

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New Looks at the Fate of Foreigners in America, From the Privileged to the Most Vulnerable

Taken together, Julia Rose Kraut’s “Threat of Dissent” and Jacob Soboroff’s “Separated” give a sense of how U.S. immigration laws can be weaponized.

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“Immigration Nation” Drew Complaints From ICE, Filmmakers Say

A new documentary peers inside the secretive world of immigration enforcement. The filmmakers faced demands to delete scenes and delay broadcast until after the election.

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A Rare Look Inside Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Draws Legal Threats

A new documentary peers inside the secretive world of immigration enforcement. The filmmakers faced demands to delete scenes and delay broadcast until after the election.

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