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Scenes from a mass immigration trial and a tent city for detained children. Plus what Trump accomplished in Singapore, a class-based “happiness gap,” and more.
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On the Border: The Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy for illegal immigration is straining federal courts. Russell Berman reports from a mass criminal hearing in McAllen, Texas, where lawyers say that “adults who cross the border with children now seem to be priorities for prosecution.” See photos of a tent city where detained parents’ children are being held. Other families who have sought asylum in the U.S. from gang violence in their home countries have been rejected at ports of entry. An Atlantic documentary shows what it’s like

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