vancouver: The policy quickly backfired amid global outrage from political and religious leaders and daily headlines about crying children taken from their parents.article continues below Trending Stories Richmond fire makes for smoky conditions in Vancouver, traffic woes in Richmond Here's what we know about Matthew Navas-Rivas, Vancouver's 12th murder victim of 2018It's hot So here's some pictures of Vancouver dogs cooling down Victim in East Van shooting identified President Donald Trump ended the practice, but a federal judge in San Diego ordered the government to reunite all the families by the end of Thursday, according to Vancouver Courier. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw has indicated some leeway given the enormity of the task, which would continue past the deadline. The federal government was under a Thursday deadline to reunify more than 2,500 children separated from their parents under a new immigration policy designed to deter immigrants from coming here illegally. As of Thursday morning, the government said it reunited 1,442 children 5 and older with their parents in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. That leaves about 700 who remain apart, including 431 children whose parents have been deported, officials say. An additional 378 were reunited with parents in different locations around the country or given to sponsors, who are often relatives or close family members. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.