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US Violates Deal in Detaining Immigrant Kids, Judge Rules

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Department of Justice's current system of detaining children with their mothers after they've crossed the U.S.-Mexico border violates an 18-year-old court settlement. The decision Friday by U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee in California is a victory for the immigrant rights lawyers who brought the case, but its immediate implications for detainees were not clear. The ruling upholds a tentative decision Gee made in April, and it came a week...

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