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Shelter chief fears migrant reunions could take months

 


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The chief executive of the nation's largest shelters for migrant children said Tuesday he fears a lack of urgency by the U.S. government could mean it will take months to reunite thousands of immigrant children with their parents.

Juan Sanchez of the nonprofit Southwest Key Programs said the government has no process in place to speed the return of more than 2,000 children separated from their parents as part of the Trump administration's recent "zero-tolerance" crackdown on illegal immigration.

"It could take days," Sanchez said Tuesday in an interview with The Assoc...



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