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Senators grill Trump official on whether deported parents agreed to leave children behind

Politico --------- A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official declined repeatedly at a congressional hearing Tuesday to say whether the agency can document that migrant parents captured at the border and deported under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy were given the opportunity to take their children.At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) quizzed Matthew Albence, executive associate director for ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations arm, about a July 25 POLITICO article that reported up to 75 percent of deported migrant parents may never have granted consent for their children to stay behind in the U.S. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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