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US has reunited 100 children taken from parents under Trump

<i>ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images</i><br/>Migrants from Central America make their way along a track in the border city of Roma
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ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images
Migrants from Central America make their way along a track in the border city of Roma

By BEN FOX
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Biden administration effort to reunite children and parents who were separated under President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance border policy has made increasing progress as it nears the end of its first year. The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday that 100 children, mostly from Central America, are back with their families, and about 350 more reunifications are in process after measures to enhance the program. President Joe Biden issued an executive order on his first day in office that pledged to reunite families that were separated under the Trump administration’s widely condemned practice of forcibly separating parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border to discourage illegal immigration. 

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