separation: Judge Dana Sabraw, who ordered the administration to end to the family separation policy on June 26, 2018, and reunify 2,700 children being held in government custody at the time, said that date is now arbitrary in light of the inspector general's report that found the family separation policy started as a pilot program in El Paso in 2017, according to CTV. Sabraw said the public has the right to know what the government did and the scope of it. In San Diego, a federal judge on Thursday indicated he was considering a request by the American Civil Liberties Union to hold the government accountable for the separation of potentially thousands more children after a watchdog report revealed the government's policy was implemented as far back as July 2017. He asked why wouldn't the case include everyone who has been allegedly unlawfully separated Why would it be tethered to an arbitrary date of June 26, 2018 He said there may be thousands more parents and children who were separated. There was no tracking. We simply don't know, Sabraw said. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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