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Liberties Union: Government and Reunify Children

liberties union: Sabraw ordered the government and the American Civil Liberties Union, which represents the parents, to submit written updates every Thursday on still-separated families, according to Vancouver Courier. The order signalled slightly looser oversight than Sabraw imposed last month with frequent hearings to make sure his deadline was met. The government is at fault for losing several hundred parents in the process and that's where we go next, the judge said. In late June, the judge gave the government 14 days to reunify children under 5 and 30 days to reunite children 5 and older with their families. Each department was like its own stovepipe, each had its own boss, and they did not communicate, he said. Sabraw said the problem could not be repeated, describing how Homeland Security, Health and Human Services and Justice departments didn't have a system to keep track of the families that were separated when the administration introduced a zero tolerance policy toward illegal entry. ( As reported in the news.