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US judge orders immediate release of detained Brazilian boy

 


CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago on Thursday ordered the U.S. government to release a 9-year-old Brazilian boy who was separated from his mother at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying their continued separation "irreparably harms them both."

Judge Manish Shah mulled his decision for just a few hours before finding that Lidia Karine Souza can have custody of her son, Diogo, who has spent four weeks at a government-contracted shelter in Chicago. Shah ordered that the child be released Thursday, but didn't specify a time. Souza's attorneys said she would pick up her son Thursday afternoo...



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