Trump backs GOP effort on immigration

House bills include plans to end family separations

Posted: June 20, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

People wait for asylum hearings Tuesday outside the U.S. port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico, as U.S. officials considered changes in immigration law.

President Donald Trump on Tuesday threw his support behind two Republican immigration bills in the House that would end a much-criticized administration policy that has separated families caught illegally crossing the U.S. border with Mexico.

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