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Migrant Parents File Complaints About Communication With Their Kids

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Migrant Parents File Complaints About Communication With Their Kids
In a recent court filing, some migrant parents accuse immigration authorities of not ensuring enough communication between them and their children.
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Some migrant parents have filed additional complaints in their ongoing lawsuit against the Trump administration for separating them from their children while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

In a status report filed July 5, the parents accuse immigration authorities of not ensuring enough communication between them and their children. They also claim they're having trouble getting in touch with case managers and haven't received any details about reunification plans. 

But U.S. attorneys representing the government wrote in their part of the status report that federal officials are "ensuring that there is coordination" between the facilities where the parents and children are held in order to make phone calls possible. They also wrote federal officials agreed to set up phone calls between the parents and their case managers. 

Last month, a U.S. district judge ordered federal officials to make sure that every parent separated from their child has a way to contact them by July 6.