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Release Children: Monitoring Bracelet and Court Orders

release children: They said their hands were tied by dueling requirements to release children from detention after 20 days and also keep them with their parents or other adult relatives, according to Toronto Star. Milka Pablo wears a monitoring bracelet on her ankle while holding her daughter Darly Coronado, 3, as they wait for a bus soon after being reunited after months apart, at the bus station in Phoenix, Ariz., July 10, 2018. Faced with a pair of court orders restricting immigration detentions, federal officials said they could not hold all of the migrant families who were apprehended at the southwestern border. The government was scrambling Tuesday to carry out the first court-ordered reunifications of young migrant children with their families, but thousands remain in custody. Parents with children under the age of 5 are being reunited with their children and then released and enrolled into an alternative detention program, Matthew Albence, executive associate director of ICE's enforcement and removal operations, told reporters Tuesday. VICTOR J. BLUE / the New York Times Confronted by audio of crying children that drew widespread outrage, Trump administration officials also said they had stopped referring migrant adults who enter the United States with children for prosecution. ( As reported in the news.