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Biden Says He’ll Work to Reunite Migrant Families on Day One

  • Parents of 545 children haven’t been located after separation
  • Trump said separated kids have been well taken care of
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s campaign announced that he would create a task force on his first day in office that would work to reunite the migrant children that the Trump administration separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border.

In 2018, President Donald Trump instituted a “zero tolerance” approach to immigration which meant that families detained after crossing the U.S. border illegally were separated. Children were taken to separate facilities or sent to foster homes or other institutional care.