Trump administration seeks more time to reunite families
Trump administration seeks more time to reunite families
No children reunited yet from border separations
06 July, 2018, 23:38
The government, in its filing overnight, said the process could further be delayed by steps that were required before parents could be reconnected with their children, according to its interpretation of the court order: DNA testing to verify parentage, a criminal history check, and assurance that parents could provide for the child's physical and mental well being.
"We will comply with the artificial deadlines created by the court, deadlines that were not informed by the process needed to vet parents, including confirming parentage, as well as confirming the suitability of placement with that parent", Azar told reporters Thursday.
In Friday's legal request - the government asked for more time and clarification on if their current process for confirming parentage is consistent with the court's mandate and "seeks clarification that in cases where parentage can not be confirmed quickly, HHS will not be in violation of the Court's order if reunification occurs outside of the timelines provided by the Court".
Falcon, communications director for RAICES, a nonprofit in Texas that offers free and low-priced legal services to immigrants and refugees, called the move deplorable because collecting such sensitive data would allow the government to conduct surveillance on the children "for the rest of their lives".
"We have to protect children from people who would prey on them", he said. "What we care about is the kids' welfare".
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Azar said fewer than 3,000 total were separated, and fewer than 100 under the age of five. "It's not about "zero-tolerance".so it's a much broader and inclusive set than any number that we would have discussed with you before, hence the larger number". "They never registered parents and children properly".
Azar's agency, Health and Human Services, supervises migrant detention centres. And by July 26, all children should be reunited with their parents.
In a motion filed late Thursday night, the Department of Justice says it has dedicated "immense" resources to reunifying families since the June 26 order. But he signaled they'd ask a judge for more time. "Country being forced to endure a long and costly trial", he wrote.
In a series of tweets, Trump demanded lawmakers "pass smart, fast and reasonable Immigration Laws" now, after the House of Representatives last month rejected a broad immigration bill that had his support. He says when people enter the country illegally, they should be told "OUT", and forced to leave, "just as they would if they were standing on your front lawn".
Only recently, the president had told Republicans in Congress to stop wasting their time on immigration until after November's elections, but now Trump is insisting that Congress "FIX OUR INSANE IMMIGRATION LAWS NOW!"
Earlier this week, Jordan's office denied knowing about any allegations against Richard Strauss , a team doctor who died in 2005. DiSabato, of Dublin in suburban Columbus, also told the AP that Jordan had direct knowledge of the Strauss allegations.
But with one year remaining on his deal with no player option, the 28-year-old does not hold all the cards in deciding his future. This was all because of the pressure James put on the organization with his short-term contracts and his demands to win now.
Brazil advanced to a Friday quarterfinal in Kazan , Russia, against the victor of Monday's Belgium-Japan game. Defensive solidity is paramount; Brazil know they have the players who can score aplenty at the other end.
A video review reversed the decision to award a penalty kick and Neymar's frustrations a few minutes later led to a yellow card. That "honour" goes to Lionel Messi, whose exit from the World Cup and subsequent retirement rumours had social media ablaze.
Saudi Arabia regulates its oil production in agreement with other members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Last week, a source told Reuters that Saudi output would rise to 11 million bpd in July, a whole 1 million bpd above May.
He's a racer, he understands racing commitment and spirit and I think he's going to be a good leader for the future at McLaren". There was trouble for another French driver as Pierre Gasly stopped with more than half an hour of the session remaining.
Annapolis mayor Gavin Buckley said he was proud of the journalists who had "soldiered on" in the face of the tragedy. In 2016, for example, it was flown at half-staff 53 times , including after mass killings in Orlando and Brussels.
Switzerland joined Brazil in the second round as runners-up after they drew 2-2 with Costa Rica in Nizhny Novogrod. England manager Gareth Southgate says Germany's shock World Cup exit has no impact on his side.
England are coming into series on the back of 6-0 drubbing of Australia with Buttler, Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow in fantastic form. With the major tournament away, it gives you an opportunity to test your bench strength, try out fringe players - Kohli.
A low-quality match featured some of the worst finishing seen so far at the World Cup , and two efforts stood out. Svensson may return to the bench for the quarterfinal as Sebastian Larsson will be returning from suspension.
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Look Federer straight back in the old routine
Last year's runner-up, Marin Cilic , also advanced easily with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 win over Japanese player Yoshihito Nishioka . According to reports on US sports site ESPN , Uniqlo initially offered Federer $US21 million to wear its gear.
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