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The Trump administration's controversial policy of separating children from parents is hard to watch.

Last updated on June 18, 2018, at 2:57 p.m. ET

Posted on June 18, 2018, at 1:53 p.m. ET

A boy and father from Honduras are taken into custody by US Border Patrol agents on June 12 near Mission, Texas.
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A boy and father from Honduras are taken into custody by US Border Patrol agents on June 12 near Mission, Texas.

A 2-year-old Honduran asylum-seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained on June 12 in McAllen, Texas.
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A 2-year-old Honduran asylum-seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained on June 12 in McAllen, Texas.

A Honduran mother removes her 2-year-old daughter's shoelaces, as required by US Border Patrol agents, on June 12 in McAllen, Texas.
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A Honduran mother removes her 2-year-old daughter's shoelaces, as required by US Border Patrol agents, on June 12 in McAllen, Texas.

Central American asylum-seekers are taken into custody on June 12 in McAllen, Texas.
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Central American asylum-seekers are taken into custody on June 12 in McAllen, Texas.

Central American asylum-seekers on June 12 near McAllen, Texas. The immigrant families were sent to a processing center for possible separation.
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Central American asylum-seekers on June 12 near McAllen, Texas. The immigrant families were sent to a processing center for possible separation.

A Mission Police Dept. officer, left, and a US Border Patrol agent watch over a group of Central American asylum-seekers on June 12 near McAllen, Texas.
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A Mission Police Dept. officer, left, and a US Border Patrol agent watch over a group of Central American asylum-seekers on June 12 near McAllen, Texas.

Central American asylum-seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take them into custody on June 12 near McAllen, Texas. The families were sent to a US Customs and Border Protection processing center for possible separation.
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Central American asylum-seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take them into custody on June 12 near McAllen, Texas. The families were sent to a US Customs and Border Protection processing center for possible separation.

Border Patrol agents ask a group of Central American asylum-seekers to remove hair bands and wedding rings on June 12 near McAllen, Texas.
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Border Patrol agents ask a group of Central American asylum-seekers to remove hair bands and wedding rings on June 12 near McAllen, Texas.

A 4-year-old boy weeps in the arms of a family member as he and others were apprehended by Border Patrol agents after illegally crossing into the US border from Mexico near McAllen, Texas, on May 2.
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A 4-year-old boy weeps in the arms of a family member as he and others were apprehended by Border Patrol agents after illegally crossing into the US border from Mexico near McAllen, Texas, on May 2.

People who illegally crossed the Mexico–U.S. border turn themselves in to US Border Patrol agents near McAllen, Texas, on May 9.
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People who illegally crossed the Mexico–U.S. border turn themselves in to US Border Patrol agents near McAllen, Texas, on May 9.





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