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US Judge Orders Prompt Release of Immigrant Children

A U.S. federal judge has ordered the government to promptly release undocumented immigrant children and their mothers being held in family detention centers. Judge Dolly Gee's ruling in Los Angeles late Friday upheld the ruling she delivered last month that families who are being held at the sites are being detained in violation of a 1997 class-action settlement that set legal parameters for the housing of children who are in the country illegally. Gee gave the government until...

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