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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Lawyers seek order to reunify detained children with parents

Associated Press
July 11, 2018

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers for two immigrant children detained in Connecticut after being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked a federal judge to order that the boy and girl be reunited with their families.

A court hearing in Bridgeport is being held Wednesday.

The attorneys say the parents are seeking asylum in the U.S. because of persecution in their home countries.

The 14-year-old girl from El Salvador was separated from her mother in May. The 9-year-old boy from Honduras was separated from his father last month.

The boy testified he was scared to go home. A psychiatrist testified both children show signs of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Another federal judge has ruled that children separated from families under the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy must be reunited with their families.

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