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Separated family reunited

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May while in detention. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May while in...more

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May while in detention. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May while in detention. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May while in...more

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, shortly after he said they were reunited following separation since late May while in detention. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. 

REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. 

REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. 

REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, arrives with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. 

REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. 

REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. 

REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Walter Armando Jimenez Melendez, an asylum seeker from El Salvador, with his four year-old son Jeremy at La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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