All children under 5 will be reunified with parents by Thursday -U.S. official

by Reuters
Thursday, 12 July 2018 01:37 GMT

(Corrects to official speaking on Wednesday)

WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - All migrant children under age 5 who are eligible will be reunified with their parents by early on Thursday morning, a Trump administration official said on Wednesday.

A federal judge had ordered the government to reunite by Tuesday children under 5 who had been separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

(Reporting by Yeganeh Torbati; writing by Eric Beech; editing by Eric Walsh)

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