A federal judge on Monday granted the Trump administration more time to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the border, allowing officials to propose a revised timeline for cases that will need additional time beyond the previously imposed Tuesday deadline. A Department of Justice attorney said that 54 of the 102 migrant children under age 5 would be reunited with their parents Tuesday, but explained that some parents had been deported and others had been released, making the process for them more difficult. Children older than 5 will still be held to the July 26 deadline for reunification. The judge, Dana Sabraw, initially denied the administration's request for an extension, but today acknowledged that some cases "will necessitate additional time."
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