On Tuesday, 18 attorneys general joined together to file a lawsuit against the Trump administration's separation of undocumented migrant children from their parents at the border, with New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood's office calling the practice "irrationally discriminatory" because it "targets only people crossing our southwestern border, the majority of whom are from Latin America, and not anyone crossing the northern border or entering the United States elsewhere." The Trump administration enacted a "zero tolerance" policy that in recent weeks resulted in at least 2,300 kids being separated from their parents, and last week he signed an executive order he claimed would end this; the lawsuit argues the administration "violated the constitutional due process rights of the parents and children by separating them as a matter of course and without any finding that the parent poses a threat to the children."

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