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Federal Government Falls Short of Deadline to Reunite Families

Jul 11, 2018
AP Photo/Paul Sancya

Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remained in holding facilities away from relatives as federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters forcibly separated from their families at the border.

Arizona's nonpartisan elections entity is suing a group of lawmakers after raising concerns that they approved misleading language about a ballot measure.

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File

Dozens of immigrant children under the age of 5 will be released from government custody and reunited with their parents Tuesday after being separated at the border under President Donald Trump's zero-tolerance immigration policy.

AP Photo/Matt York, File

The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated at the border with their parents in more than half of the cases.

David Wallace/The Arizona Republic

The Arizona Corporation Commission's executive director has heeded calls for his resignation after disclosing that his wife works for a lobbying firm hired by a campaign group financially supported by a regulated utility to fight a renewable-energy ballot initiative.

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