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Judge Denies Request to Detain Immigrant Families Together

A federal judge in California on Monday rejected the Trump administration's efforts to detain immigrant families in long-term facilities, calling it a "cynical attempt" to undo a longstanding court settlement. U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee said the federal government had failed to present new evidence to support revising a court order that limits the detention of children who crossed the border illegally. The Department of Justice asked Gee to alter a 1997 settlement...

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