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Melania Trump made a surprise trip to the border amid firestorm over family-separation policy

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First lady Melania Trump made a surprise trip to the southern US border on Thursday amid the firestorm over her husband’s family-separation policy with migrants.
The purpose of the visit was “to take part in briefings and tours at a nonprofit social services center for children who have entered the United States illegally and a customs and border patrol processing center,” according to a statement.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday designed to stop migrant family separations.

First lady Melania Trump made a surprise trip to the southern border on Thursday amid the firestorm over the Trump administration’s separation of migrant families.

The purpose of the visit to McAllen, Texas, was “to take part in briefings and tours at a nonprofit social services center for children who have entered the United States illegally and a customs and border patrol processing center,” according to a statement released by the White House. See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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