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The president invited families of Americans killed by those in the country illegally to tell their stories of being “permanently separated” from their loved ones, an implicit comparison to the temporary family separations of his hard-line policy.
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The punishment for Monsignor Carlo Capella, who had been stationed in Washington, D.C., approached the maximum allowed.
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