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Detained parents reunited with children

Anita Areli Ramirez Mejia, an asylum seeker from Honduras separated from her six year-old son Jenri near the Mexico-U.S. border, is reunited with him in Harlingen, Texas, July 13, 2018. 
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Anita Areli Ramirez Mejia, an asylum seeker from Honduras separated from her six year-old son Jenri near the Mexico-U.S. border, is reunited with him in Harlingen, Texas, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Anita Areli Ramirez Mejia, an asylum seeker from Honduras separated from her six year-old son Jenri near the Mexico-U.S. border, is reunited with him in Harlingen, Texas, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Yeni Gonzalez Garcia, a Guatemalan mother who had been separated from her children, exits the Cayuga Center after being reunited with them in New York City, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Yeni Gonzalez Garcia, a Guatemalan mother who had been separated from her children, exits the Cayuga Center after being reunited with them in New York City, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Yeni Gonzalez Garcia, a Guatemalan mother who had been separated from her children, exits the Cayuga Center after being reunited with them in New York City, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Rosayra Pablo-Cruz, a Guatemalan mother who had been separated from her two sons, exits the Cayuga Center after being reunited with them in New York City, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Rosayra Pablo-Cruz, a Guatemalan mother who had been separated from her two sons, exits the Cayuga Center after being reunited with them in New York City, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Rosayra Pablo-Cruz, a Guatemalan mother who had been separated from her two sons, exits the Cayuga Center after being reunited with them in New York City, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Isabela, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, hugs her 17-year-old daughter Dayana outside of Casa Esperanza, a federal contracted shelter in Brownsville, Texas, shortly after being reunited with her following their separation at the U.S.-Mexico border, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Isabela, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, hugs her 17-year-old daughter Dayana outside of Casa Esperanza, a federal contracted shelter in Brownsville, Texas, shortly after being reunited with her following their separation at the U.S.-Mexico...more

Isabela, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, hugs her 17-year-old daughter Dayana outside of Casa Esperanza, a federal contracted shelter in Brownsville, Texas, shortly after being reunited with her following their separation at the U.S.-Mexico border, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Javier, a 30-year-old from Honduras, holds his 4-year-old son William during a media availability in New York after they were reunited after being separated for 55 days following their detention at the Texas border, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Javier, a 30-year-old from Honduras, holds his 4-year-old son William during a media availability in New York after they were reunited after being separated for 55 days following their detention at the Texas border, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas...more

Javier, a 30-year-old from Honduras, holds his 4-year-old son William during a media availability in New York after they were reunited after being separated for 55 days following their detention at the Texas border, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Isabela, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, hugs her 17-year-old daughter Dayana in Brownsville, Texas, shortly after being reunited with her, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Isabela, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, hugs her 17-year-old daughter Dayana in Brownsville, Texas, shortly after being reunited with her, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Isabela, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, hugs her 17-year-old daughter Dayana in Brownsville, Texas, shortly after being reunited with her, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Adan, a 26-year-old from Guatemala, holds his 4-year-old son, Juan, during a media availability in New York after they were reunited after being separated for 58 days following their detention on the Arizona border, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Adan, a 26-year-old from Guatemala, holds his 4-year-old son, Juan, during a media availability in New York after they were reunited after being separated for 58 days following their detention on the Arizona border, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas...more

Adan, a 26-year-old from Guatemala, holds his 4-year-old son, Juan, during a media availability in New York after they were reunited after being separated for 58 days following their detention on the Arizona border, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Isabela, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, hugs her 17-year-old daughter Dayana in Brownsville, Texas, shortly after being reunited July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Isabela, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, hugs her 17-year-old daughter Dayana in Brownsville, Texas, shortly after being reunited July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Isabela, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, hugs her 17-year-old daughter Dayana in Brownsville, Texas, shortly after being reunited July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his 4-year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his 4-year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May, July 10,...more

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his 4-year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A migrant mother and her son are reunited after immigrant separation, in Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Maryland, June 22, 2018. LIBRE BY NEXUS/via REUTERS

A migrant mother and her son are reunited after immigrant separation, in Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Maryland, June 22, 2018. LIBRE BY NEXUS/via REUTERS

A migrant mother and her son are reunited after immigrant separation, in Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Maryland, June 22, 2018. LIBRE BY NEXUS/via REUTERS
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Javier, a 30-year-old from Honduras, holds his 4-year-old son William during a media availability in New York after they were reunited after being separated for 55 days following their detention at the Texas border, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Javier, a 30-year-old from Honduras, holds his 4-year-old son William during a media availability in New York after they were reunited after being separated for 55 days following their detention at the Texas border, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas...more

Javier, a 30-year-old from Honduras, holds his 4-year-old son William during a media availability in New York after they were reunited after being separated for 55 days following their detention at the Texas border, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his 4-year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May while in detention July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his 4-year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May while in...more

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his 4-year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May while in detention July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Javier (L), a 30-year-old from Honduras, holds his 4-year-old son William and Adan, a 26-year-old from Guatemala, sits next to his 4-year-old son, Juan, during a media availability in New York after they were reunited, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Javier (L), a 30-year-old from Honduras, holds his 4-year-old son William and Adan, a 26-year-old from Guatemala, sits next to his 4-year-old son, Juan, during a media availability in New York after they were reunited, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas...more

Javier (L), a 30-year-old from Honduras, holds his 4-year-old son William and Adan, a 26-year-old from Guatemala, sits next to his 4-year-old son, Juan, during a media availability in New York after they were reunited, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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