Lawmakers press Trump admin for list of migrant kids separated from families
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Ten lawmakers penned a letter to government agencies on Monday requesting a list of all migrant children separated from parents as a result of the Trump administration’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy.

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In the letter, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenAnother recession could hit US in 2019, says credit union association chief Warren says vote should be delayed, asks what Kavanaugh is hiding Kavanaugh hires attorney amid sexual assault allegations: report MORE (D-Mass.) and nine other senators asked for the number of days each migrant child had been separated from their families, whether officials were successful in contacting their families to be made aware of their child’s location and whether the family member has been detained, deported or released.

The senators sent the letter to the departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services.

The senators also wrote in the letter that they were “deeply concerned by reports of chaotic attempts to reunify parents and children” and said that they want information to help clarify the government’s system for reuniting migrant families.

The letter arrives as the Trump administration continues to face opposition over its zero tolerance immigrant policy. 

The controversial policy resulted in the separation of hundreds of migrant families since being implemented by Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsThe Hill’s 12:30 Report — Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify | Kavanaugh denies allegations, says he’s willing to testify | 50 days from the midterms Ken Starr backs Mueller, says president 'must be held accountable' The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by United Against Nuclear Iran — Kavanaugh confirmation in sudden turmoil MORE in May.   

Trump ended the separations with an executive order in June. However, it remains unclear how that will effect children already separated from their parents or guardians.  

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