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People who have been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, on June 17, 2018. The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to speed up the reunification of immigrant families it separated at the Mexican border. Attorneys for the U.S. government and the immigrant families discussed how to accelerate the process at a hearing Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in San Diego in front of U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw, who set the deadline. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP, File)

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Sex abuse claims raise pressure to reunite migrant families

SAN DIEGO — The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to speed up the reunification of immigrant families it separated at the Mexican border, following allegations three youngsters were sexually abused while in U.S. custody.