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The Trump administration's zero tolerance border policy has meant some parents were deported without their children. We'll meet ACLU lawyers trying to track those parents down, on the next on All Things Considered from NPR News

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Earlier this week, U-S Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials referred to the facilities holding migrant children as 'summer camp'.  But the Trump administration is still feeling the heat for its 'zero tolerance' stance, not only from immigration rights advocates but also on Capitol Hill.  With migrant children still separated from their parents, deportations, and various reports of mistreatment at immigrant youth shelters, the disorder at the border seems far from over.  

Marisa Peñaloza / NPR

The Trump administration faces a challenge: reuniting the migrant families it separated. A federal judge said the government must reunite more than two thousand immigrant kids with their families. But there are questions about how the process will work... and whether the government can get it done in time.