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US-Mexico Border / Immigration Families #1125285

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 31, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) The US policy of separating immigrant families who illegally cross the US-Mexico border featured; photos of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen visiting the border shown. [May 7, Attorney General Jeff SESSIONS - says don't bring the children across the border.] The separation of a Brazilian immigrant mother {Joselyn} from her son detailed. [ACLU civil rights attorney Lee GELERNT†- criticizes the separation policy.] [In response to question from Senator Kamala Harris, NIELSEN - cites the law.] [May 10, President TRUMP - blames the Democrats for the law.]

Muir, David;
Llamas, Tom

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