Kate Morrissey

San Diego Union-Tribune

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Immigration Reporter for the San Diego Union-Tribune.

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The Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy has children separated from their parents, and adults sent to federal prisons. Those prisons are already understaffed.

Nancy Pelosi to visit El Cajon detention facility

The Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy has children separated from their parents, and adults sent to federal prisons. Those prisons are already understaffed.

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